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A Passel of Pomp and a Circus of Circumstance: Historic Conventions Coverage from the Pacifica Radio Archives

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We continue with our week-long series looking at political party conventions throughout history with a new documentary "A Passel of Pomp and a Circus of Circumstance: Historic Conventions Coverage" produced by the Pacifica Radio Archives in collaboration with Democracy Now!

We turn now to the second part of our week-long series looking at conventions past. The new 2-hour documentary A Passel of Pomp and a Circus of Circumstance: Historic Conventions Coverage" produced by the Pacifica Radio Archives in collaboration with Democracy Now!

Yesterday we looked at conventions from 1936 through to 1948 hearing the voices of Franklin D Roosevelt, Claire Booth-Luce and many more.

Today we look at the tumultuous years that followed, ending in the 1968 democratic convention in Chicago. We’ll hear the voices of John F. Kennedy, Fannie Lou Hamer, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and many more.

Click "here*":http://pacificaradioarchives.org/web/programs/recording.php?recid=6&catid=6 to purchase the 2-hour documentary.*

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