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The 1956 Democratic National Convention in the International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, August 13–17 1956

The 1956 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Chicago, Illinois. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess, taking seats at the convention.Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking her seat. Democratic Party National Chairman, Paul M. Butler standing behind and below the podium as convention prepares to get underway. Amphitheater is filled with seated delegates, as they are called to order. Delegates standing and applauding, following the keynote speech of Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee,who touches the Tennessee delegate identification pole as it is thrust toward him.. Delegates waving poles displaying their respective State Names.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Adlai Stevenson delivers a speech during the 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

The 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Democratic nominee for President Adlai Stevenson speaks into a microphone and expresses his gratefulness to the delegates for electing him as the Presidential nominee. He speaks about the importance of the Vice Presidential candidate. He says that the Vice Presidential nominee must be chosen through a free process of the convention.

Date: 1956, August
Duration: 6 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Adlai Stevenson, Estes Kefauver and Harry Truman on a podium during the 1956 Democratic Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

The 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. A man addresses the convention from a podium. Delegates carry placards of different states at the convention. Another man speaks into the microphone. Senator John F. Kennedy at the podium as he addresses the delegates. Senator Estes Kefauver and his wife at the podium after he won the nomination for Vice President. Kefauver waves to the crowd. The delegates carry posters and placards. Former President Harry S. Truman speaks into the microphone. Senator Kefauver and his wife at the podium. Presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson on the podium. Truman with Stevenson and Kefauver. Senator Kennedy on the podium with Democratic nominees. Photographers take pictures. Adlai Stevenson and his family on the podium.

Date: 1956, August
Duration: 6 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Stevenson is nominated as the Democratic candidate for the Presidential election during a national convention in Chicago.

The 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. A large number of delegates gathered at the convention. The delegates carry placards with names of various states on them. Signs read 'California', 'Tennessee', 'Texas', 'Indiana'. A man speaks into a microphone as he introduces Governor Adlai Stevenson of Illinois as the Democratic nominee for Presidential election.

Date: 1956, August
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Adlai Stevenson announces his campaign for Democratic Presidential nomination in Chicago.

Adlai Stevenson campaigns for Presidential nomination in Chicago. He formally announces his campaign for Democratic Presidential nomination in 1956. Stevenson seated at his desk with the American flag next to him. A man listens to radio wearing headphones.

Date: 1955, November 17
Duration: 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore practice for their coming bout in Chicago, Illinois.

American heavyweight boxing champion Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore light heavyweight boxing champion getting trained for their coming bout in Chicago, Illinois. Floyd Patterson while practicing hits on a punching bag. He perform various exercises. Men stand in the background. A close up of Patterson. Archie Moore in a bout. Archie Moore practicing on a punching bag. A close up of Archie Moore.

Date: 1956, November 15
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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