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dc.rights.licenseIn Copyright -- Educational Use Permitteden_US
dc.creatorWashington and Lee Mock Convention Committee
dc.descriptionThis recording has basic news coverage of the 1956 Mock Convention Parade. The speaker is Bob Bradford. He describes the first car, carrying Senator Alben Barkley and Dr. Gaines, W&L's president. The second car carried Virginia Governor Thomas Stanley who was to introduce Barkley's keynote speech following the parade. The first float in the parade is that from Virginia with the other state floats following in alphabetical order. The New Jersey float will carry Sharon Kay Ritchie, the 1956 Miss America. Other floats mentioned are Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Illinois, and Mississippi. And the Augusta Military Academy marching band is mentioned as being the loudest and most musical.en_US
dc.format.extent4 minutesen_US
dc.publisherWashington and Lee Mock Convention Committeeen_US
dc.rightsThis material is made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.en_US
dc.subject.otherWashington and Lee Mock Convention Committee 1956en_US
dc.titleNews Coverage - 1956 Mock Convention (audiorecording) en_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VAen_US
dc.subject.fastStanley, Thomas B. (Thomas Bahnson), 1890-1970en_US

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    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1956 Mock Convention.

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