1968 Democratic convention
Oct 22, 2012 — The opposition to the Vietnam War was young, unconventional, countercultural and suspicious of government. McGovern himself was none of these things. At the time of his presidential nomination in 1972, the two-term Democratic senator was a decorated World War II veteran who had spent most of his adult life in politics.
Sep 4, 2012 — A look at five memorable Democratic conventions of the past, beginning in 1956 — when presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson threw the decision on naming a running mate to the delegates.