Sunday a. m. release, May 5  (press release)
News Bureau, Washington and Lee University
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1956
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This typed press release is dated Saturday, May 5 and intended for release on Sunday, May6, 1956. This follows the originally planned schedule for the Mock Convention which was "recessed" following the sudden death of keynote speaker Senator Alben W. Barkley. The subject of this press release is the rescheduling of the remaining sessions of the convention following encouragement from Mrs. Barkley to Convention Chairman Carl Swanson.