Opening night of the 1964 Democratic National Convention from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ. Rhode Island Senator John Pastore gives the opening night keynote speech.
Chet Huntley and David Brinkley report.
Continuing live coverage of the 1964 Democratic National Convention from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.
Governor John Connally of Texas places Lyndon Johnson's name into nomination for the presidency, Governor Pat Brown of California seconds the nomination, interview with President Johnson. NBC Newsman Edwin Newman interviews Mrs. Lillian Miller, (frequent studio audience guest at shows such as Jack Paar, Merv Griffin, and Johnny Carson Tonight Show) at the convention on her 90th birthday. Her first convention was in 1924.
A speech by Lyndon Johnson who favors Hubert Humphrey for vice president, Senator Eugene McCarthy puts Humphrey's name into nomination, seconded by Senator Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut and others, Senator Wayne Morse gives news of platform (includes South Vietnam error)
Continuing live coverage of the 1964 Democratic National Coverage from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.
Senator Henry "Scoop" Jackson of Washington State gives a John F. Kennedy memorial speech to a 12-minute ovation, a talk by Adlai Stevenson, happy birthday greetings to Lyndon Johnson, Senator Hubert Humphrey, and Lyndon Johnson acceptance speeches.
The closing night of the convention.