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Democrats & 1964 Convention III


Lead: The slipping fortunes of the Democratic Party in 1990s can be seen in part to result from its decision to champion black civil rights. This trend was confirmed at Atlantic City in August 1964. Intro. : A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: When he signed the Civil

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Democrats & 1964 Convention II


Lead: At the Democratic Convention of 1964, competing visions over how to eliminate overt racism in America, secured an electoral triumph but laid the foundation for the precipitous decline of the Party over the next three decades. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Hubert Horatio Humphrey was

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Democrats & 1964 Convention I


Lead: At the Democratic Convention of 1964, Lyndon Johnson was overwhelmingly nominated for President, but those brief days in August confirmed a tectonic shift taking place in American politics. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.Content: When the Democrats assembled in the decaying resort of Atlantic City in the

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