Wendell Willkie wins the Republican Nomination for the forthcoming Presidential election.
Full title reads: "US Presidential Nominations".
Philadelphia, United States of America (USA).
VS of the Republican Party convention at Philadelphia under the chairmanship of Joe Martin The first candidate named for the Republican Presidential nomination is Tom Dewey, this is followed by the nomination of Senator Robert A Taft of Ohio and then Wendell Wilkie is nominated. After each nomination the crowd waves banners in support of the candidate but after the Willkie nomination a scuffle breaks out which police are called in to control. The nominations are followed by the vote which Wendell Willkie emerges as the winner and the convention is called upon to make him their unanimous choice for the Republican candidate in the forthcoming presidential campaign - all.nat.sound.
CU Willkie speaking, he says he is thankful and overwhelmed.