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100 years of GOP conventions

Published On: Aug 24 2012 11:40:05 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2012 01:00:00 AM CDT

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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