Democratic Convention Preview
In this Democratic Convention preview, viewers and guests discussed various aspects of the upcoming convention in Chicago. Live shots… read more
In this Democratic Convention preview, viewers and guests discussed various aspects of the upcoming convention in Chicago. Live shots of the continuing preparations and the area around the United Center were shown throughout the program. Ms. Green talked about convention preparations and logistics. In a taped tour, Mr. Grossman talked about Chicago political history. Mr. Elfin talked about his experiences while covering the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. Mr. Hart, a police officer, and Mr. Stein, a civl rights lawyers who defended some of the protestors, discussed their differing perspectives on the violence at the 1968 Democratic Convention. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Elfin, Mel Editor U.S. News and World Report->Special Projects
- Green, Janet Deputy Chief Democratic Party->National Convention
- Hart, Ron Officer Chicago, IL->Police Department
- Stein, Edward Attorney
- Swain, Susan Executive Vice President C-SPAN
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