State Democratic Party Convention--outtakes


The 1974 State Democratic Party Convention at Columbia's Township Auditorium. Candidates' supporters outside the Auditorium, including Alex Sanders' Ragtime Band. Inside the Auditorium, South Carolina Governor John West speaks. He says the state cannot afford a Republican Governor. Senator Hubert Humphrey (Minnesota) speaks to the differences between the two political parties. Appearances by congressional candidate Matthew J. Perry and Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings. Don Fowler gives an interview, and observes that the "Watergate" scandal is a consideration in this election cycle. Convention activities. Shots of Alex Sanders.