Washington and Lee University's 1960 Democratic Mock Convention (pamphlet)
Washington and Lee University Mock Convention Committee
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1960
MetadataShow full item record
This item contains 1 PDF file. This is a general promotion piece for the Mock Convention. It also includes some specific information about the upcoming 1960 convention -- the schedule and the keynote speaker.Page 1, the front cover, includes a photograph of the keynote speaker, Harry S. Truman.Page 2 features pictures from the 1956 Mock Convention with the headline, "Convention Time Again at W&L!!!"Page 3 summarizes, in a short article entitled, "A Democratic Challenge for 1960," the recent history of the Mock Convention and outlines some issues related to the 1960 Mock Convention.Pages 4 and 5 include a schedule for the highlights of the upcoming Mock Convention as well as an overview of the event. The headline reads, "Organization, Procedure . . . Authentic as Possible."Pages 6 and 7 are the centerfold of the pamphlet and feature an assortment of photos from previous Mock Conventions.Page 8 has two photographs and an article about the "Keynoter for 1960," former President Harry S. Truman.Page 9 recounts the death of Senator Alben Barkley at the previous Mock Convention -- "The Unexpected: Tragedy in 1956."Page 10 features a description of Washington and Lee University and a short profile of the reigning Miss America, Miss Lynda Lee Mead, who was scheduled to appear in the Mock Convention Parade and the opening session of the convention.Page 11 features "The Kick-off Parade" and includes contact information for the Parade Chairman, Warren Goodwyn.Page 12 is the back cover of the pamphlet and features "W&L's Record Since 1908."