- 1960 Republican National Convention
The 1960 National Convention of the Republican Party of the
United Stateswas held in Chicago, Illinois, from July 25to July 28, 1960, at the International Amphitheatre.
By the time the Republican convention opened, Nixon had no opponents for the nomination. The highlight of the convention was the speech by U.S. Senator
Barry Goldwaterof Arizonaremoving himself from the race where he called on the Conservatives to take back the party.
It was at this convention that Nixon promised to campaign in every state during his campaign.Fact|date=July 2008
* [http://www.archive.org/details/1960-07-25_republican_convention_highlights Universal newsreel footage of the convention]
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