Washington & Lee's 1976 Mock Democratic Convention (pamphlet)
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1976
Ruscio, Kenneth Patrick
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This brochure is standard pages, folded in half lengthwise and stapled. It's a general publicity piece for the mock convention for 1976.Page 1 is the front cover of the pamphlet. The text is the title and it is accompanied by a photograph of straw boaters (hats).Pages 2 and 3 are taken up by an article, "Greetings . . ." by Ken Ruscio and Reed Morgan. There are three photographs from past mock conventions.Pages 4 and 5 are "Part I: Sixty-Eight Years of Authenticity." This article is accompanied by a photograph of the Steering Committee and a photograph of "Distinguished Keynoter for 1972, Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter."Pages 6 and 7 are "Part II: Three Years of Preparation." The article is accompanied by three photographs: "1964 W&L keynoter Dr. Walter Judd served as keynoter for the actual Republican Convention in 1960;" "Harry Truman, 'Mr. Democrat,' gave the delegates a rousing welcome in 1960;" and "Citizen Nixon spoke on the W&L campus three months before receiving the nomination in 1968."Pages 8 and 9 are "Part III: A Question of Values." There are four photographs from previous mock conventions.Page 10 has a record of "Sixty-eight Years of Authenticity" accompanied by a photograph of William Wheatly, Class of 1908, "founder of the Washington & Lee Mock Convention" and a photograph from the mock convention of 1974.Page 11 has a short segment "About W&L" with an address to request further information and a photograph of the Colonnade.Page 12 is the back cover of the pamphet and includes no text; just a picture of the gavel.