Mock Democratic Convention Journal, 1972 (periodical)
Morrison, Johnny E.
Robertson, Gregory B.
Huntley, Robert E. R, 1929-
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Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1972
Morrison, Johnny E.
Robertson, Gregory B.
Turnbull, Robert M.
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This is essentially a program for the 1972 Mock Convention, with ads and articles and photographs.Page 1 is the front cover with a stylized version of the flag superimposed over a random montage of faces. The text reads: "1972 Mock Convention Journal."Page 2 is a full-page color ad for Georgia tourism.Page 3 is a full-age ad for Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (Houston TX).Page 4 is a full-page ad for Gamble-Skogmo, Inc. (Minneapolis MN).Page 5 (labeled page 3) includes the table of contents, the publication statement (including the editor and staff of the publication), and the officers of the Mock Convention. There is also a cartoon of the floor of the convention, and a statement giving credit for the cartoon and the cover design to "Mrs. Carol Block, wife of law student William K. Block, Jr."Page 6 (labeled page 4) is entitled, "Notes and Commentary," and includes a piece "From the Office of the President, Washington and Lee University" (Robert E. R. Huntley), accompanied by a picture of Huntley. There is also a piece "From the Co-Chairmen of the 1972 Mock Convention" (Michael Campilongo and Thomas Gillespie), accompanied by a picture of the co-chairmen. Another piece, "From the Editor" (Robert M. Turnbull), begins on this page and is continued on the next page.Page 7 (labeled page 5) includes the second half of the article, "From the Editor" (Robert M. Turnbull), accompanied by a picture of Turnbull. There is also a half-page ad for National City Bank (Minneapolis MN).Page 8 (labeled page 6) includes the beginning of the article, "The 1972 Mock Convention: A whole new approach to an old game -- with new rules, new participants . . . and new problems." There is a photo of the convention floor from a previous mock convention.Page 9 (labeled page 7) continues the article, "The 1972 Mock Convention: A whole new approach to an old game -- with new rules, new participants . . . and new problems." There is a photograph from the 1968 convention floor and a cartoon about clearing the hurdles to achieve a successful Mock Convention.Page 10 (labeled page 8) continues on a third page the article, "The 1972 Mock Convention: A whole new approach to an old game -- with new rules, new participants . . . and new problems." There is a photo of the Steering Committee at work. There are also two ads on this page: Red Line, Inc. (Roanoke VA) and J. R. Grobmyer Lumber Company (Little Rock AR).Page 11 is a full-page ad for Ricky's Auto Company ("The Automotive Center of Guam") and for Guam, U.S.A.Page 12 (labeled page 10) continues, for the fourth page, the article, "The 1972 Mock Convention: A whole new approach to an old game -- with new rules, new participants . . . and new problems." There is a photo of the Finance Directors (Charles Stone and David Walsh). There are two ads: First National Bank (Kansas City MO) and Tricontinental Shipping Corp. (New York NY).Page 13 (labeled page 11) includes the conclusion (on the fifth page) of the article, "The 1972 Mock Convention: A whole new approach to an old game -- with new rules, new participants . . . and new problems." There are also three ads: Noonan Construction Co. (Pensacola FL), Smith's Transfer & Storage Co. (with several locations in the region), and Malr-O-Meal (Minnesota).Page 14 (labeled page 12) includes three ads: The Student Bar Association of Washington and Lee School of Law, Southern Inn Restaurant (Lexington VA), Cy N. Bahakel (Charlotte NC).Page 15 is a full-page ad for Kelley Steel Erectors, Inc. (Bedford OH).Page 16 (labeled page 14) is the beginning of an article entitled, "The Candidates." There are photos of Sen. Edmund Muskie, Sen. Hubert Humphrey, and Sen. Henry Jackson.Page 17 (labeled page 15) is the second half of the article, "The Candidates" and includes photos of Sen. George McGovern and Gov. George Wallace.Page 18 is a full-page ad for the convention center at Lake Charles LA by B. Waddell Brantley.Page 19 (labeled page 17) is an article entitled, "State Chairmen Vital To The Convention's Success." There are three photos: Maine's chairman, Mike Agee; Minnesota's chairman, Ben Sherman; and co-chairmen for Georgia, Gary Avery and Russ Fletcher.Page 20 (labeled page 18) seems to be an ad (it's not listed in the Table of Contents) for Wilbur Mills for President: "The Arkansas Delegation of the 1972 Mock Convention strongly supports Wilbur Mills for President." The members of that delegation are also listed.Page 21 (labeled page 19) includes an article entitled, "1972 Convention To Be Held In New Gymnasium" by Benjamin G. Philpott with a photo of Facilities Chairman Lewis Hannah. There are also two ads: Home State Bank (Kansas City KS) and Aston Realty & Insurance Agency (Baltimore MD).Page 22 (labeled page 20) is the schedule for the Mock Convention for Friday, May 5, 1972, beginning with the parade at noon.Page 23 (labeled page 21) is the schedule for the Mock Convention for Saturday, May 6, 1972. The cartoon from page 5 by Mrs. Carol Block is repeated here.Page 24 (labeled page 22) contains three ads. The Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Richmond News Leader are combined in one ad. McCrum's Drug Store and Leggett, both in Lexington VA, split the rest of the page.Page 25 (labeled page 23) is the article, "Traditional Parade Scheduled For Noon On Friday, May 5." There are several photos including one of the members of the Parade Committee (John Folsom, Bill Wallace, Chairman Bill Andrews, and Bliss Hicky). The other pictures are the Florida float from 1948, the Kentucky float from 1956, a riverboat float from 1964, the Virginia float from 1956, and the Alabama float from 1968.Page 26 (labeled page 24) features three ads. There is a half-page ad for Richard Foundry Corporation (Norfolk VA) and a quarter-page ad for Architectural Hardware Company (Wilmington DE). There is also a quarter-page ad compliments of the Frederick County, Virginia Democratic Committee.Page 27 is a full-page ad for Ethyl Corporation (Richmond VA).Page 28 (labeled page 26) is the first of four pages allotted to the article, "History of the Mock Convention: Student Enthusiasm And Political Realism Key To Past Successes" by Benjamin J. Philpott. In an Editor's Note at the beginning of the article, Mr. Rupert N. Latture (Professor of Politics, Emeritus) and Mr. Jack D. Horowitz (a member of the 1968 Convention staff) are thanked for their contributions to the article. Photos include one of Mr. Latture and two photos of previous conventions.Page 29 (labeled page 27) is the second of four pages that continue the article, "History of the Mock Convention: Student Enthusiasm And Political Realism Key To Past Successes" by Benjamin J. Philpott. Photos include Richard Nixon on campus in 1968, Rep. Walter Judd and Rep Richard Poff on elephants at the 1964 parade, and crowds lining the streets during the parade of 1948.Page 30 is a full-page ad for United Virginia Bank.Page 31 (labeled page 29) is the third of four pages allotted to the article, "History of the Mock Convention: Student Enthusiasm And Political Realism Key To Past Successes" by Benjamin J. Philpott. Photos include the 1956 parade, Sen. Alben Barkley (keynote speaker in 1956), Harry S. Truman (keynote speaker in 1960), and a conference with delegates during the 1968 Mock Convention. There is also an ad for Rector--Phillips--Morse, Inc. (Little Rock AR).Page 32 (labeled page 30) is the last of four pages allocated to the article, "History of the Mock Convention: Student Enthusiasm And Political Realism Key To Past Successes" by Benjamin J. Philpott. Photos include Florida Governor Claude Kirk (keynote speaker in 1968) and a photo of the floor during the 1964 Mock Republican Convention. There is a half-page ad for Bank Credit Life Insurance Company of Arkansas (Harrison, AR).Page 33 (labeled page 31) is three ads: Industrial Development Company (Little Rock AR), Achorn Sales (Elizabethtown PA), College Town Shop (Lexington VA).Page 34 (labeled page 32) is a full-page ad for Electronic Data Associates, Inc. (New Cumberland PA).Page 35 (labeled page 33) includes the article, "Georgia Governor to Keynote Convention" by Gregory B. Robertson, accompanied by a picture of Governor James E. Carter, Jr. credited to Fabian Bachrach. There is also a half-page ad for Citizens Bank of Clarkston (Clarkston GA).Page 36 (labeled page 34) is a full-page ad for Sun Printing Company, Inc. (Myrtle Beach SC).Page 37 (labeled page 35) is the full-page article, "Democratic Officials Visit W&L for Pre-Convention Activities," accompanied by a photograph of Virginia Senator William B. Spong with Co-Chairmen Bob Giammittorio and Mike Campilongo.Page 38 is a full-page ad for Garners Preserves and Jellies and Texas Pete Hot Sauce and Chili.Page 39 (labeled page 37) includes the article, "Preparations Made For Complete Press Coverage," accompanied by a photograph of Convention Press Secretary Bryan Hatchett. There are also two quarter-page ads: Winchester Democratic Committee (Winchester VA) and Heritage House Inn and Restaurant (Lexington VA).Page 40 (labeled page 38) allots half the page to thank "our Patrons and other contributors" and includes a list of the Patrons. There are two quarter-page ads: Lexington Hardware Co. and East Lexington Grocery -- both in Lexington VA.Page 41 is a full-page ad in which "The Florida Delegation thanks its patrons and contributors for their support and includes a promotion for Fresh Florida Oranges.Page 42 (labeled page 40) includes three ads: Alvin Dennis and Campus Corner, Inc. -- both in Lexington VA -- and an ad "Compliments of Republican Alumnus of 1930."Page 43 (the inside back cover) is a full-page, color image of the Colonnade, "Paid for by the Executive Committee of the student body."Page 44 (the back cover) is a full-page, color ad promoting tourism in the Middle South (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Southeast Missouri), sponsored by Middle South Utilities.