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 - 1952
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1952 (Chicago) -- A very unpopular war was being fought in Korea, and Republicans pledged to end it. They also promised to end “communist subversion," nominating war hero Dwight D. Eisenhower of Kansas for president.


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