Wilentz, Sean
August 1996
New Republic;8/19/96, Vol. 215 Issue 8/9, p20
Highlights the clamor for reform in the way national political party conventions in the U.S. are being held. Description of national party conventions in the country; Comparison of the national party conventions during the 1900s and the national party conventions at the start of the 21st century; Significance of party conventions; Sentiment of Moisei Ostrogorski, a Russian political scientist, regarding the presidential nomination procedures in the U.S. during the 1900s; Arguments of those who want to reform or eliminate national party conventions.


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