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 - 1940
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1940 (Philadelphia) -- Determined to take the presidency away from the Democrats, Republican came into this convention swinging and nominated Wendell L. Willkie for president even though he had never run for public office.

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