100 years of GOP conventions

Published On: Aug 24 2012 09:40:05 AM PDT   Updated On: Aug 30 2012 11:00:00 PM PDT

The 2012 Republican National Convention kicks off today. Look back at 100 years of memorable GOP convention moments.

GOP Conventions - 1980
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1980 (Detroit) -- Reagan finally got his due in 1980, winning the presidential nomination. After unsuccessfully trying to recruit Ford as his vice president, Reagan selected former U.S. Rep. George H.W. Bush of Texas.

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