DEMOCRATS: Kansas City: Staging Platform for 1976

So recently the worst of times, it now seemed almost the best of times to be a Democrat for the 2,000 delegates who gathered last week in Kansas City for the first mid-term convention of its kind ever held by a U.S. political party. The swing had been manic: from corrosive division and humiliating defeat in 1972 to last month's sweeping triumph in the off-year elections and the reasonable prospect of wresting the White House from Gerald Ford in 1976. And though some of the old intramural conflicts still struck sparks, the...

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