"Convention" is the true-and-overlooked story of what went down at the 1944 Democratic National Convention. Composed like an orchestral piece of music, it features a massive ensemble of 40 actors. More…
In 1944, the people’s favorite, progressive incumbent Vice President Henry Wallace, was denied nomination as FDR’s running mate, in favor of the moderate Senator Harry Truman. As FDR was on the brink of dying, this choice meant the Presidency, and the future of the Democratic Party.
Convention is the story of the sea of miniature motions, bribes, corruptions, petty grievances and conflicting wants that led the Democratic delegates away from their progressive destiny.
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