Program Activities Convention 1997
Tags: POLITICAL conventions
- End taxpayer subsidies for party conventions. // Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/96, Vol. 19 Issue 34, p12
Opinion. Calls for an end to taxpayer subsidies to party conventions. Subsidies the Democratic and Republican Parties get from the US Treasury Department; Objectives of the convention; Selection of presidential candidates.
- 1984 revisited: This time, the Democrats will romp. Green, Paul M. // Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/96, Vol. 19 Issue 34, p13
Opinion. Compares the 1996 Democratic Party National Convention with the 1984 Republican Party National Convention. Events in the 1984 convention; President Ronald Reagan's adeptness at communication; Questions over the political philosophy of Republican candidate Robert Dole.
- How do you fix the CTA? Ask the folks who us it. Snyder, David // Crain's Chicago Business;8/19/96, Vol. 19 Issue 34, p13
Opinion. Discusses the steps the Chicago Transit Authority must make to improve its public image. Need to clean stations, buses and railcars; Keeping vehicles on schedule; Explanation of delays from conductors; Widening of seats; Rush hour services; Courtesy from company personnel.
- Diary. Applebaum, Anne // New Statesman;10/18/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4306, p6
Recounts the author's experiences attending political conventions in the United States and Great Britain in 1996. Politicians' use of verbless sentences in their speeches; Ordinary people as theme of the speech.
- The best of slime the worst of slime. Hazlett, Thomas W. // Reason;Nov96, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p31
Reports on developments related to the 1996 political conventions in the United States. Includes best campaign button; Best and worst bumper stickers; Best protest sign; Best street pamphlet; Best weather; Best T-shirt; Best commercial tie-in.
- How to land a party convention. Shipp, Bill // Georgia Trend;Aug97, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p86
Comments on the efforts of Atlanta, Georgia's public officials at hosting the Republic National Convention in the year 2000. Reference to the city's hosting of the 1996 Olympics and the Democratic Convention of 1988; Differences of hosting the two events; Problems with hosting the Olympic games.
- Unceremony. Brinkley, Alan // New Yorker;08/12/96, Vol. 72 Issue 23, p4
No abstract available.
- Media activists taking politics to Web, cable for conventions. Stamets, Bill // Electronic Media;8/12/96, Vol. 15 Issue 33, p4
No abstract available.
- Position wanted: Convention site selector; party preference: None. Laborde, Errol // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/22/94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p5
Focuses on political party convention site selection in the United States. Decline of media attention to nominating conventions; Negative effects of conventions on business.
- Witnesses to HISTORY. Stewart, Ashlyn; Greenberg, Jack // Junior Scholastic;9/29/2008, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p23
The article highlights the Republican and Democratic conventions in the United States in 2008.