Video: 'Mario Cuomo's 1984 Convention Speech'
(Monday, July 16, 1984, evening PDT) — New York Governor Mario Cuomo, a new face on the national scene, electrified delegates attending the 1984 Democratic National Convention tonight San Francisco with his rousing “Tale of Two Cities” keynote address (click here for audio/transcript of the full address and/or click here for extended video the second half of the speech).
Video: 'Mr. Conservative: Barry Goldwater at the 1964 Republican National Convention' (July 16, 1964, at 3:49)
(Thursday, July 16, 1964, about 7:00 p.m. PDT) — Launching his presidential campaign with the declaration that “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue,” Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater accepted the Republican nomination for president tonight at the 1964 Republican National Convention in San Francisco, California click here to watch an extended clip of Goldwater’s address and click here, and watch at 5:05, and here, watch at 1:21, for clips of Rep. William E. Miller accepting the vice presidential nomination). Continue reading Goldwater accepts GOP nomination, declaring ‘extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice’ 50 years ago this hour (July 16 1964)
Video: 'Mr. Conservative: Barry Goldwater at the 1964 Republican National Convention' (roll call at 3:04-3:49)
(Wednesday, July 15, 1964, 10:13 p.m. PDT) — Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona, the champion of a new American conservatism, was nominated for president tonight by the 1964 Republican National Convention meeting at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California. Continue reading Republicans nominate Sen. Barry Goldwater for president 50 years ago this hour (July 15 1964)