American Experience

Truman, FDR and Age: A Careful Choice for Vice President

Clip: Season 24 | 1m 17s

The focus was on the Vice Presidency during the 1944 Democratic National Convention. "It was in the minds of many delegates that whoever was nominated for Vice President could very well become President within the next four years," said Senator Harry Byrd.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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