1956 Republican National Convention


1956 Republican National Convention

The 1956 Republican National Convention was held by the Republican Party of the United States at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California, from August 20 to August 23, 1956. It renominated President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vice President Richard Nixon of California as the party's candidates for the 1956 presidential election.

Eisenhower was renominated by acclamation at the Convention.

On August 23, 1956, singer Nat King Cole spoke at the Republican Convention.

External links

* [http://www.archive.org/details/1956-08-20_Republican_Convention Universal newreel footage of the convention]
* [http://www.archive.org/details/1956-08-23_Its_Ike_and_Nixon Universal newreel footage of the convention]
* [http://youtube.com/watch?v=HLv9C5Tecl0 at youtube]

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