Conventional Wisdom 
A History of American Political Conventions [rebroadcast]
July 22, 2016 | 5 comments
American political conventions haven't always been so predictable. Before becoming scripted for television, conventions were often where pressing issues of the day got hashed out and careers were made or ruined. In this hour of BackStory we venture into the back rooms, the chaotic halls, and the streets where these dramas unfolded.