- 1956 Republican National Convention
Republican National Conventionwas held by the Republican Party of the United Statesat the Cow Palacein San Francisco, California, from August 20to August 23, 1956. It renominated President Dwight D. Eisenhowerand Vice President Richard Nixonof California as the party's candidates for the 1956 presidential election.
Eisenhower was renominated by acclamation at the Convention.
August 23, 1956, singer Nat King Colespoke at the Republican Convention.
* [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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