Presidential Conventions Since 1968
August 12, 2008
About This Video
Run time: 64 minutes
Former Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, Washington Post columnist David Broder, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Haynes Johnson talked about presidential conventions since 1968, a year marked by violent protests at the Democratic convention in Chicago. Topics included the news coverage differences between 1968 and 2008 and the panel members' personal recollections of events in 1968. They responded to questions from the audience at the end of their discussion.