1892 Republican National Convention in Minneapolis

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1892 Republican National Convention in Minneapolis

By: admin | Podcasts and Slideshows | August 20, 2008
As a prelude to this year's Republican National Convention in Saint Paul, Acquisitions Librarian Patrick Coleman takes a look back at the last time the Twin Cities hosted a national convention, the 1892 Republican Convention in Minneapolis. Then as now, the metro area took center stage with a huge influx of delegates, supporters, and of course, media. However, the conditions and the possibility of a surprise outcome were rather different. Take a listen!