ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1976
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(Studio) Report on 1924 Democratic Convention
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(NYC) Film shows 1924 conv., which lasted 17 days and 103 ballots. Democrats argued over prohibition and KKK. Favorite sons kept convention deadlocked from Al Smith and William McAdoo. [Dan. COGGESHALL - notes his impression of 1924 conv.] Nomination went to John Davis of West Virginia. Calvin Coolidge slaughtered Davis at polls. Old Madison Square Garden torn down after convention
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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