Why Do We Have Political Conventions?

Professor John Green, Director of the Institute of Applied Politics at Akron University, discussed the purpose of political party… read more

Professor John Green, Director of the Institute of Applied Politics at Akron University, discussed the purpose of political party conventions since presidential candidates are chosen through the primary election process nowadays. Conventions have served purposes such as organizing the party, publicity, choosing running mates and other reasons. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Why Do We Have Political Conventions?

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Program ID:
74070-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Aug 03, 1996 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 05, 1996 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 03, 1996 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 04, 1996 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 1996 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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