[The 90’s Election Specials raw: DNC Wednesday #2]

Raw footage for The 90's election specials. 1992 Democratic National Convention, Wednesday #2 in New York. On the third day of the convention, John Hart and the Governor Bill Clinton staff make preparations and figure logistics of when the nomination will be clinched. Senator Paul Tsongas gives a speech.

00:00Copy video clip URL Footage from the Clinton trailer as Jerry Brown’s speech comes to a close. Hart and staff continue to discuss where the nomination will end. The scene is chaotic as they discuss the floor being packed.

10:53Copy video clip URL Hart and others watch Tsongas get escorted through the crowd on TV. They figure logistics regarding delegates unable to vote and when the vote tally will be decisive.

18:45Copy video clip URL Hart gives the order to start circulating signs as Tsongas finishes. Hart explains how the delegate chairs must announce the breakdown of the votes.

24:50Copy video clip URL Hart instructs all the delegates amp up the visibility after Governor Mario Cuomo’s speech. They continue to forecast the way the votes will fall and when it will be decisive.

38:11Copy video clip URL Hart and a staffer talk about a possible intentional delay by Brown supporters.

41:47Copy video clip URL Hart says that the Illinois section has all their Carol Moseley Braun (for Senate) signs up but not their Clinton signs and that “they’re ruining everything.”

51:10Copy video clip URL Hart announces that they are two minutes and a short demonstration away from the roll call.

58:05Copy video clip URL Tape ends.

 

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