The Nation: Letter from a Delegate

Dear Letty,

Here we are in Sodom on Hudson a few days ahead of the convention, and I've never felt safer in my life. You know how we worried that Jimmy Carter may not have brought love and goodness to New York City and we delegates to the Democratic Convention might get into so much trouble that we'd turn Republican. Well, it just isn't like that. Every day of the convention the delegates and alternates—more than 5,000 of us—will be taken in buses from our hotels to Madison Square Garden. Then, after the session is over late at night, we will be...

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