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David Douglas Duncan

U.S. Political Conventions

Democratic National Convention, Chicago, August 24-29, 1968
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Two representatives from Florida: the man sits listening, while the woman takes a photograph with her small camera.

When Julian Bond, a young state legislator from Atlanta, addressed the Convention Credentials Committee, a hush fell upon the room and everyone listened, and some took the opportunity to record the events for posterity. Chicago, August 1968.

Title derived from Self-Portrait: U.S.A., p. 137.