• Short Summary

    Vice-President Richard Nixon made his Presidential nomination acceptance speech - from the same city as Abraham Lincoln did 100 years before - July 28, in Chicago.

  • Description

    Vice-President Richard Nixon made his Presidential nomination acceptance speech - from the same city as Abraham Lincoln did 100 years before - July 28, in Chicago. As the Republican Presidential candidate mounted the podium the hall shook with cheers, shouts and brass bands.

    For minutes the delegates chanted "We want Nixon". And even the chairman's plea for silence and a promise that when the hall was quiet "You'll get Dick Nixon" failed to subdue the crowd.

    Finally Richard Nixon was granted silence, apart from the occasional popping of burst balloons, showered down from the ceiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3QMBCLKHAIM3KZ3T4NRD01TTO
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QMBCLKHAIM3KZ3T4NRD01TTO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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