100 years of GOP conventions

POSTED: 09:40 AM PDT Aug 24, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 30, 2012 

The 2012 Republican National Convention kicks off today. Look back at 100 years of memorable GOP convention moments.

GOP Conventions - 1960
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1960 (Chicago) -- Before this convention, GOP nominee Richard Nixon and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller secretly forged a 14-point agreement on the major issues to be contained in the Republican platform. It was later dubbed the "compact of Fifth Avenue."


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