Posts Tagged: presidential conventions

The Wild West of Presidential Convention 1960

National party conventions were once wild west spectacles. Exactly 60 years ago I watched my very first presidential convention on television when a fresh-faced democratic Senator won his party’s nomination for president. It was a raucous affair, unlike today’s virtual,

The Wild West of Presidential Convention 1960

National party conventions were once wild west spectacles. Exactly 60 years ago I watched my very first presidential convention on television when a fresh-faced democratic Senator won his party’s nomination for president. It was a raucous affair, unlike today’s virtual,