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September 5, 2012

Cal Thomas: Networks shouldn’t shortchange conventions

My first political convention was in 1964, when Democrats convened in Atlantic City, N.J., to nominate Lyndon Johnson for a full term as president. I was a young copyboy at the NBC News network bureau in Washington, D.C. We arrived from Washington aboard a chartered DC-3 plane that also carried anchor-reporter Frank McGee and his wife.

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