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Chicago: The National Democratic Convention, 1956
Identifier: dv_00016
Title: Chicago: The National Democratic Convention, 1956
Description: VHS copy of 3 reels (16mm) of CBS News’ coverage of the 1956 Democratic Convention. The footage includes Sam Rayburn, John F. Kennedy, Adlai Stevenson (the party’s nominee), and Walter Cronkite. Documents nomination, controversy over the civil rights plank of the party platform, a surprise delegate vote for the vice-presidential nominee, and a tribute to Sam Rayburn.
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Date: 1956
Creator: CBS News
Source: Rayburn (Sam) Papers
Publisher: CBS Television Network
Rights: Please contact the Briscoe Center for further information regarding the use of this material.
Box: 3U116
Format: VHS