Posts Tagged: political conventions

vintage illustration TV cameras at convention

Changing Communications Changes the Conventions

While I watched history being made in Philadelphia last week as Hillary Clinton triumphantly accepted her party’s  nomination as the first female candidate for president, I of course was watching it on TV, while downstairs my 18-year-old niece was watching

vintage illustration TV cameras at convention

Changing Communications Changes the Conventions

While I watched history being made in Philadelphia last week as Hillary Clinton triumphantly accepted her party’s  nomination as the first female candidate for president, I of course was watching it on TV, while downstairs my 18-year-old niece was watching

1960 Democratic Convention Life Magazine cover

Democratic Convention 1960 – JFK’s New Frontier

The 1960 Democratic Convention was a high-steppin, wild west of a  good time, and my family and myself had front row seats in front of our Philco. It was as rip roarin, rip snortin a time as any western on

1960 Democratic Convention Life Magazine cover

Democratic Convention 1960 – JFK’s New Frontier

The 1960 Democratic Convention was a high-steppin, wild west of a  good time, and my family and myself had front row seats in front of our Philco. It was as rip roarin, rip snortin a time as any western on

vintage ad Mobil political elephant and donkey at convention

Oily Politics

Oil and politics….a fine old American tradition, that keeps on pumping.

vintage ad Mobil political elephant and donkey at convention

Oily Politics

Oil and politics….a fine old American tradition, that keeps on pumping.

photos magazine cover 1960 presidential candidates

Convention Guide 1960

In a political convention as in baseball, it’s often hard to tell the players without a program. To give its readers an insider’s view of the 1960 Los Angeles and Chicago conventions, Look Magazine offered this guide in its July

photos magazine cover 1960 presidential candidates

Convention Guide 1960

In a political convention as in baseball, it’s often hard to tell the players without a program. To give its readers an insider’s view of the 1960 Los Angeles and Chicago conventions, Look Magazine offered this guide in its July