|Mr. Chairman, my fellow Americans, my fellow Democrats, columnists and commentators:
It is wonderful to be here with you tonight, but do we really need all of these lights on?
I thank the convention for the honor it has done me. I will be with you tomorrow to begin the march toward an overwhelming victory for our party and for our Nation.
Four years ago one of our greatest Americans stood before this Democratic Convention, John F. Kennedy of the State of Massachusetts. We grieved at his loss, but we carried on, and we have fulfilled his program without flinching for one moment.
In the last 3 days, the noble Democrats who are delegates to this convention have made a great start toward a great Democratic victory. You have built a platform on which I am proud to stand, a platform built on solid performance and framed for a future of prosperity and peace.
In your settlement of the problems of credentials, you have found a fair answer to honest differences among honora ...read full document