Mock Convention Journal, 1976 (periodical)
Floyd, C. E.
Denny, J. Robert
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Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1976
Floyd, C. E.
Denny, J. Robert
Morella, Paul A.
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This is essentially a program for the 1976 Mock Convention, with ads and articles and photographs.Page 1 is the front cover, done in red, white and blue. Page 3 credits the cover design to "Brett Burkhart and Rick Wolf with thanks to Rom Weatherman."Page 2 is used to express appreciation to the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation of Dallas TX.Page 3 includes the publication statement, a table of contents, and a list of the officers. This edition of the Mock Convention Journal was printed by The News-Gazette of Lexington VA. Professor Hampden H. Smith, III was the faculty advisor for the Journal and there is a statement thanking several of Professor Smith's journalism classes for their assistance. The cover design is credited to Brett Burkhart and Rick Wolf, "with thanks to Rom Weatherman.Page 4 is a full-page ad for Newport News Shipbuilding (Newport News VA).Page 5 has four ads. The top ad is for two radio stations in Vermont: WTWN and WIKE. The second ad is for "your campus dining service" ARA-Slater School & College Services. The third ad is for Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms, Inc. The fourth ad is for Hillyard Floor Treatments (St. Joseph MO).Page 6 is a full-page ad for Commercial National Bank of Little Rock (AK), saluting Everett Tucker, Jr., past president of the W&L Alumni Association.Page 7 is two ads: Collateral Investment Company (Birmingham AL) and the U.S. Marines.Page 8 is a full-page ad for Gulf States Paper (Tuscaloosa AL).Page 9 is a full-page ad for the Vermont Democratic Party.Page 10 is a full-page ad in which the 1976 Mock Convention salutes Lyndon B. Johnson and Harry S. Truman. A photograph of the two men, together, is included.Page 11 is a full-page portrait of Thomas Jefferson with a caption referring to him as "Father of the Democratic Party."Page 12 (labeled page 10) is the beginning of an article, "Journal Interview: Robert E. R. Huntley." There are three photos of Huntley who was serving as University President at the time. The article is continued on the next page.Page 13 (labeled page 11) continues the article, "Journal Interview: Robert E. R. Huntley." The article is continued on page 31 of the Journal.Page 14 (labeled page 12) is the beginning of an article, "Convention History: Mock Politics in Lexington" by Bryan and Philip Hatchett. There is a photograph of the convention floor from a previous year. The article is continued on the next page.Page 15 (labeled page 13) continues the article, "Convention History: Mock Politics in Lexington" by Bryan and Philip Hatchett. there is a photograph of former President Harry S. Truman addressing the 1960 convention. The article is continued on page 31.Page 16 (labeled page 14) begins an article, "Journal Feature: 1976 Co-Chairmen" by Michael Brooks. There are photos of the two co-chairs, Reed Morgan and Richard Wolf. The article is continued on the next page.Page 17 (labeled page 15) concludes the article, "Journal Feature: 1976 Co-Chairmen." There is a picture of the members of the 1976 Mock Convention Steering Committee.Page 18 (labeled page 16) is the article, "Parade" by Neil Johnson. Three photos of previous parades are included.Page 19 (labeled page 17) is the article, "Keynoter: William Proxmire" by Gary Collier. There is a photo of Senator Proxmire.Page 20 (labeled page 18) is an article, "Platform: Donald Riegle." A photo of Congressman Riegle is included.Page 21 (labeled page 19) is an article, "Speaker: Dale Bumpers." A photo of Senator Bumpers, from Arkansas, is included.Page 22 (labeled page 20) is an article, "Candidate: Morris Udall" by Robert DiSilvestre. A photo of Udall is included.Page 23 (labeled page 21) is an article, "Candidate: Henry Jackson" by Sammy Thompson. A photo of Senator Jackson is included.Page 24 (labeled page 22) is an article, "Candidate: Hubert Humphrey" by C. E. Floyd. A photo of Humphrey is included.Page 25 is an article, "Candidate: Jimmy Carter" by George Griffin. A photo of Carter is included.Page 26 (labeled page 24) is an article, "Candidate: George Wallace." A photo of Wallace is included.Page 27 (labeled page 25) is a collection of photos under the headline, "Candidates: Also-Rans." Photos of Sargeant Shriver, Frank Church, Edmund Brown, Birch Bayh, Robert C. Byrd, Fred Harris, and Milton Shapp are included.Page 28 is the "Schedule for the 1976 Mock Convention" and outlines events beginning with the parade on Friday, May 7 and finishing with a third session on Saturday, May 8.Page 29 (labeled page 27) is a list of the state chairmen.Page 30 (labeled page 28) is an article, "Republican Candidates" by Greg Walden, featuring Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan.Page 31 (labeled page 29) is an article, "Profile: Washington and Lee University" by Dave Meschutt.Page 32 (labeled page 30) is an article, "Profile: Lexington" by J. Robert Denny. Included are a photo of a portrait of George Washington and a photo of Robert E. Lee.Page 33 (labeled page 31) has continuations of two articles, "Journal Interview: Robert E. R. Huntley" and "Convention History: Mock Politics in Lexington."Page 34 (labeled page 32) has the conclusion of the article, "Convention History: Mock Politics in Lexington" by Bryan and Philip Hatchett, begun on page 14. There are also two ads -- Best wishes to Indiana from D&M Insurance Agency, Inc. (Virginia Beach VA) and The First National Bank (Lexington VA).Page 35 has two ads -- Legget, Inc. and Vermont Delegation parents.Page 36 has four ads -- Wise & Waddell Insurance Agency (Lexington VA), Southern Inn Restaurant (Lexington VA), Townsend, Wyatt, & Wall (St. Joseph MO), and The College Inn (Lexington VA).Page 37 has four ads -- med tech inc. (Elwood KS), W&L Republicans Support Mock Democrats, A. O. Smith Corporation (Milwaukee WI), Schewel Furniture Co. (VA and NC).Page 38 has four ads -- The Red Horse (Frederick MD), The Delta Democrat-Times, First National Exchange Bank (Lexington VA), the Lexington Office of the American Federal Savings and Loan Association (Lexington VA).Page 39 has two ads -- R. W. A. Insurance Agency (Greensboro NC) and "Compliments of the same people who brought you Reggie Saddler and the Pink Rolls Royce."Page 40 has three ads -- Zeat [Zeta] Beta Tau Fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Charter, Joseph Walker & Co. (Columbia SC), and "Compliments of Ned H. Brower."Page 41 has two ads -- South Carolina Delegation and Democrats in '76.Page 42 has two ads -- Moxie Industries (Atlanta GA) and The Student Control Committee.Page 43 has four ads -- Geneva Club Beverage Co., Inc. (Geneva NY), Friends of South Dakota, Ballenger's Pet & Hobby Rama (State College PA), Royal Cup Coffee.Page 44 has two ads -- White's Truck Stop (Raphine VA) and Bassett Mirror Company, Inc.Page 45 is a full-page ad for Woody Chevrolet Sales, Inc. (Lexington VA).Page 46 has four ads -- Alan Evan (FL), Samuel Kirk & Son, Inc. (Baltimore MD), Sidney's (VA), Gray Lumber Company (Waverly VA).Page 47 has four ads -- Leggett (Lexington VA), Maguire Agency Inc. (Valley Stream NY), The State-Record Company and Columbia Newspapers, Inc. (Alexandria VA), and "Compliments of The Kansas Delegation."Page 48 has two ads -- Alvin-Dennis (Lexington VA) and The Friends of Pete Abitante.Page 49 has four ads -- Lexington Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant (Lexington VA), Knipp & Co., Inc. (Baltimore MD), "Compliments of Kenneth D. Heldman," and The University Supply Store (W&L).Page 50 is a full-page ad in which the Missouri Delegation thanks the Missouri Booster Club.Page 51 is a list of parents who made donations.Page 52 is a list of "patrons" and an ad for American Insurance Agency (Richmond VA).Page 53 is a full-page ad for W&L Army ROTC.Page 54 is the back cover, a full page ad for College Town Shop (Lexington VA) with one color photo and two black-and-white photos.