The Sidebar Convention

July 1976
Time;7/26/1976, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p78
The article discusses the close door meeting of the Democratic Party to talk about the vice-presidential selection, the unmatched prominence of blacks, the abrupt onset of party unity, and the future trend of presidential nominee Jimmy Carter's campaign. It states that the meeting was guarded by the press who wants the latest news story. It mentions reporter Gilbert Giles of the Children's Express Quarterly issued a front-page headline announcing the running mate of Carter based solely on educated guess while some publications abridged the scale of their coverage on the said meeting.


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