Washington and Lee University's 1964 Republican Mock Convention (pamphlet)
Washington and Lee University Mock Convention Committee
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1964
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Page 1, the front cover, gives the title, Washington and Lee University's 1964 Republican Mock Convention, as well as the date and location: Spring, 1964 and Lexington, Virginia.Page 2 features pictures from the 1952 Mock Convention with the headline, "The Elephant Returns to W&L's Mock Convention."Page 3 summarizes, in a short article entitled, "A Republican Challenge for 1964," the recent history of the Mock Convention and outlines some issues related to the 1964 Mock Convention.Pages 4 and 5 include an overview of the Mock Convention. There is also a brief profile of the student chairman, Philip D. Sharp, Jr. and a listing of the 1964 Convention Steering Committee. The headline reads, "Organization & Procedure . . . Authentic, Realistic."Pages 6 and 7 are the centerfold of the pamphlet and feature an article about "A Tradition of Outstanding Keynote Speakers." Photographs of former President Harry S. Truman and Senator Alben Barkley are included.Page 8 describes some of the work students perform for the Mock Convention and mentions the possibility of being mentioned in a national publication.Page 9 is a clipping about the Mock Convention from the May 16, 1960 issue of Newsweek.Page 10 is a brief description of Washington and Lee University featuring a picture of the Colonnade.Page 11 describes "The Kick-off Parade."Page 12, the back cover, lists "W&L's Record Since 1908" for the Mock Convention.