TITLE

The Welcome (Wrestling) Mat

PUB. DATE
May 1972
SOURCE
Time;5/15/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 20, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the conventions of U.S. Democrats and Republicans to be held both in Miami Beach, Florida on July 10-August 24, 1972. It states that Miami Beach is the first city since 1952 to host the party conventions of both Democrats and Republicans. It says that the conventions face opposition from different organizations including the Community Relations Board and the Chamber of Commerce. It adds that the most irritable protest came from Police Benevolent Association of Miami.
ACCESSION #
53809979

 

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