1976 Democratic National Convention

political convention

The 1976 Democratic National Convention met at Madison Square Garden in New York City, from July 12 to July 15, 1976. The convention nominated former Governor Jimmy Carter of Georgia for president and Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota for vice president.

Carter kisses his wife Rosalynn on the final day of the convention, with members of their family surrounding them
Carter and Mondale stand alongside their wives on the final day of the convention

John Glenn and Barbara Jordan gave the keynote addresses. Jordan's keynote address made her the first African-American woman to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention.[1]

The convention was the first in New York City since the 103-ballot 1924 convention.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Frum, David (2000). How We Got Here: The '70s. New York, New York: Basic Books. p. 322. ISBN 0-465-04195-7.