Programs devoted to the Republican National Convention dominate television this week, with leftover time filled by repeats. The highlights:
Wednesday, July 8
GREAT CONVENTIONS (CBS, 7:30-8:30 p.m.).* A study of the patterns of Republican politics, as reflected in conventions from 1920 to 1948.
ON BROADWAY TONIGHT (CBS, 8:30-9:30 p.m.). Premiere of a variety show introducing young talent. Rudy Vallee is host, Paul Anka celebrity guest. Performers include Comic Rich Little and Singer Kitty Lester.
THE CAMPAIGN AND THE CANDIDATES (NBC, 9-10 p.m.). Preliminary assessment of the convention.
POLITICS '64 (ABC, 11:15-11:30 p.m.). First of...