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Response to steve2470 (Original post)

Fri Oct 25, 2013, 09:25 PM

19. Gone back to the 1968 rules committee to not change voting rules so drasticlly

Like they were so come 1972 it would not have come off as a extremely far left approach in 1972 to gain more of the center that was needed to take on Nixon at the time. Hubert Humphrey narrowly lost the convention vote and had a good chance to beat Nixon on a second head to head matchup he narrowly lost before.

/Have read The Making of the President 1972 1st Ed and that is what I got from the book.

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