Democratic National Convention

Convention Hall

Atlantic City, New Jersey

August 27, 1964

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The 1964 Democratic National Convention was held in Atlantic City at Convention Hall.

The Young Citizens Convention Rally took place from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and was billed as “An historic first convention session for young people featuring some of the nation's outstanding entertainment groups and political leaders.”



Executive Producer: Donal Friedman

Assistant Producer: Peter Long

Rally Director: Mike Nichols

Master of Ceremonies: Paul Newman

Entertainers appearing included the Serendipity Singers, Oscar Brown Jr., Peter, Paul & Mary, Vic Damone and ... Barbra Streisand.

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Since the 27th was a Thursday, and Streisand was in the middle of her Broadway run of Funny Girl, she most likely was driven to the daytime concert in New Jersey, then back to Manhattan in time for that evening's show.

The program from the Aug. 27th show

page one of program

Page two of program


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