• Short Summary

    THE REPUBLICAN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING CONVENTION OPENED IN A SPLASH OF COLOUR AT MIAMI BEACH IN FLORIDA TODAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    THE REPUBLICAN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING CONVENTION OPENED IN A SPLASH OF COLOUR AT MIAMI BEACH IN FLORIDA TODAY (MONDAY). FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS, THE RESORT CAPITOL OF THE UNITED STATES WILL WITNESS NON-STOP LOBBYING, SPEECHES AND BEHIND THE SCENES TENSION THAT WILL BE CLIMAXED BY THE SELECTION OF THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE.

    THE THREE MAIN CANDIDATES ARE FORMER FIVE-PRESIDENT, RICHARD NIXON, FORMER FILM STAR AND GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA. RONALD REAGAN, AND THE MILLIONAIRE GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK, NELSON ROCKEFELLER.

    EXTRAORDINARILY TIGHT SECURITY WAS IN FORCE AS THE 1,333 DELEGATES, 6,000 REPORTERS AND CAMERAMAN AND THOUSANDS OF GUESTS WENT TO THE HUGE, RAMBLING CONVENTION HALL FOR THE FORMAL OPENING.

    THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, ROY BLISS, OFFICIALLY OPENED THE CONVENTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEC16I94K2O6XR0ZDZ8HD3V9W6
    Media URN:
    VLVAEC16I94K2O6XR0ZDZ8HD3V9W6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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