Two Conventions

September 1980
National Review;9/5/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p1061
The article analyzes the political conventions held by the Republican Party in Detroit, Michigan and New York City in 1980. The author discusses the attitudes of delegates at the conventions. In Detroit, the delegates arrived with various quarrels. At Madison Square Garden in New York City, they arrived angry and depressed. Presidential nominee Ronald Reagan demonstrated his personal and Republican hospitality during the Detroit convention. However, party leader Senator Edward Kennedy gave every indication of his contempt for Reagan.


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