Green Party Acceptance Speech

Over 300 Green Party delegates gathered to nominate their presidential candidate, Ralph Nader, a long-time consumer rights… read more

Over 300 Green Party delegates gathered to nominate their presidential candidate, Ralph Nader, a long-time consumer rights advocate. Key issues in the party platform include more environmental awareness, nonviolence, community-based and more democratic economics and respect for diversity. In his acceptance speech, he spoke about the need for action by ordinary citizens to retake control of the U.S. political and economic systems. He also criticized both major parties for helping businesses control U.S. society rather than allowing the people to rule in the true sense of democracy. close

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Green Party Acceptance Speech

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Program ID:
74461-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 1996
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 1996

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 1996 | 5:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 1996 | 5:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 1996 | 10:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 1996 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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