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‘If somebody’s dumb enough to ask me …’

David Sterritt

in The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172011
eISBN:
9780231850711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172011.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida in 2012, where he opted for an impromptu performance in which he addressed an empty chair, ... More


“Pick Nick for a Picnic in November”

Michael Rosenthal

in Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174213
eISBN:
9780231539524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174213.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Nicholas Murray Butler's campaign to win the Republican Party nomination for president in 1920. It is impossible to locate the specific moment when Butler first began to think ... More


The Taft-Roosevelt Split, 1905–1912

Lewis L. Gould

in The Republicans: A History of the Grand Old Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199936625
eISBN:
9780190252700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199936625.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events leading up to the Republican National Convention in June 1912 when the party broke into competing factions supporting Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft. Taft and ... More


Favorite Son

Aram Goudsouzian

in The Men and the Moment: The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651095
eISBN:
9781469651118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651095.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Six covers the Republican National Convention in Miami, concentrating on the behind-the-scenes campaign of Ronald Reagan. The new governor of California communicated the principles of the New ... More


Controversial Convention Procedures

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0044
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how, as a Mississippi delegate to the National Republican Convention of 1900, John Roy Lynch was honored by his delegation with being selected to represent the state on the ... More


The Presidential Debate: On the crafting of another grand proposal, resulting in a bid, a rejection, and a rejoinder

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses new initiatives by Women of the Storm, including a bid to host one of the presidential debates in New Orleans. The chapter discusses this new undertaking, which was done in ... More


1875: Democratic Victory

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0022
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the Democratic victory in 1875. Although as a result of the sanguinary revolution in 1875 there was no hope or prospect of future Republican success in Mississippi, the ... More


Words, Images, Meanings

R. B. Bernstein

in The Founding Fathers Reconsidered

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832576
eISBN:
9780190254674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832576.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses that on June 7, 1916, Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio delivered the keynote address at the Republican National Convention in Chicago. This 1916 speech is the first recorded ... More


NYPD Blues

in Walter Benjamin's Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

When George W. Bush came to town for the Republican National Convention in 2004, the New York City Police Department had to manage thousands of protesters day after day in giant dragnets using ... More


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