• Short Summary

    With preparations for the Democratic Party Convention nearing a climax, the Sports Arena in Los Angeles becomes the focus of interest.

  • Description

    With preparations for the Democratic Party Convention nearing a climax, the Sports Arena in Los Angeles becomes the focus of interest. Starting Monday July 11th it will house the thousands of delegates, the handful of hopeful aspirants to the chairs of President and Vice-President, the lobbyist, the tub-thumpers, the orators, and the merely curious.

    Plans to cover the election were made months ago by the major and minor TV companies in America and from the rest of the world. Cameras are being installed unreadiness, and banks of amplifiers and monitor screens to carry the signals of success to the 'waiting' world.

    Delegations from each of the states will sit on the main floor, banners will wave aloft, smoke will rise into the air as the speeches of first proposition and the acceptance fill the Auditorium. Strong drink is not allowed.

    The function of this convention is to elect the man the Democratic Party wishes to propose in the forthcoming elections for President of the U.S.A. In this new blue and silver air conditioned oval of the Los Angeles Memorial Sports 5,500 press and TV men will watch them do it, and report to the world.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6FIPONV8YM5T2P74S11IP6AYW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6FIPONV8YM5T2P74S11IP6AYW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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