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John F. Kennedy Liberal Democrat

John F. Kennedy Liberal Democrat
Source: U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy in 1960

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Kansas Politics: CBS News:- 1980 GOP Convention: Ford/Bush VP Drama


Source: Kansas Politics-
Source: Kansas Politics: CBS News- 1980 GOP Convention: Ford/Bush VP Drama

CBS News trying to figure out who Ronald Reagan had nominated for Vice President at the 1980 Republican National Convention. Reagan had narrowed it down to former President of the United States Gerald Ford of all people who had already served briefly as Vice President for Richard Nixon before President Nixon resigned in the summer of 1974. And of course former Ambassador to China George H.W. Bush who had served in other positions as well.