Beach Party for the President

Osborne, John
September 1972
New Republic;9/2/72, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p21
Focuses on the convention organized by the U.S. Republican Party at the Miami Beach, Florida in order to advice those liberals, who believe that the country will do better without leadership of President Richard Nixon. Effect of the convention on the strategy of Senator George McGovern to provoke a contest of personalities on the assumption that he attracts and Nixon repels enough voters to decide the outcome of elections; Number of delegates participating in the convention; Opinion that the convention has been presented on the television in order to exaggerate the degree of order and unity within the Party; Information about the coming election campaign provided by Nixon's speech during the convention..


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