1968 Democratic National Convention (humphrey/muskie)
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1968 Democratic National Convention (humphrey/muskie):
1968 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION You are offerding on a (2) DVD set of the 1968DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION which nominated Hubert Humphrey for President and Edmund Muskie for Vice President. The Convention was held in Chicago, IL onAugust 26-29, 1968. These DVD's are approximately 5 hrs. in length. You will see the following:
Coverage is from the opening night of this dramatic convention. The tension in the convention hall and is clearly evident. This coverage features the keynote speech by Daniel Inouye of Hawaii and also has a tense studio debate between conservative columnist William Buckley and liberal commentator Gore Vidal. There is intense discussion of a potential “draft Ted Kennedy” movement within the party. Frank Reynolds and Howard K. Smith are the hosts.
There is also a report which captures live coverage of all of the tension and hostility of that dramatic convention in Chicago. You see many speeches arguing the case for or against the Vietnam War. Then, you see footage of the brutal beatings by the police of young demonstrators outside. There is an incredibly entertaining and hostile debate in the studio between William Buckley and Gore Vidal, who almost come to blows right on the set. And there is a segment on the Hollywood stars who are there to support their candidates, including Tony Randall, Sonny and Cher. You will then see the Acceptance speeches of Hubert H. Humphrey and Edmund Muskie.This is a (SCARCE) item to find. This would be an excellent addition to your collection of Presidential memorabilia. The DVD's come in a jewel case and are professionally labeled. Buyer pays $2.95 S/H postage. The DVD'swill be mailed in a bubble-cushioned envelope. If you have purchased from me in the past you know the quality of my items. On Dec-29-12 at 10:16:08 PST, seller added the following information:
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