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With the Democratic National Convention to be held here this summer, Philadelphia has never been more ready to show itself off to the world.

36 Hours in Philadelphia

With the Democratic National Convention to be held here this summer, Philadelphia has never been more ready to show itself off to the world.

Except going back 30 years later and seeing your kids experience it.

Experienced it for the first and last time over spring break! State convention for the first time senior year!

American Policing at Its Finest : The Republican National Convention: Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21, 2016

American Policing at Its Finest : The Republican National Convention: Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21, 2016

1960. Juillet. By Garry WINOGRAND. Jfk. Biltmore Hotel. Inside the 1960 Democratic National Convention - NYTimes.com

Inside the 1960 Democratic National Convention

DNC 2012: Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention (Full transcript) - The Washington Post

DNC 2012: Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention (Full transcript)

Below are the remarks of President Barack Obama as delivered at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Full text):.

WineShop At Home's 2017 "One Wine Nation: United We Stand" National Convention was so much fun! You're invited to join us & join the party next year! http://wsah.life/xzctx

WineShop At Home's 2017 "One Wine Nation: United We Stand" National Convention was so much fun! You're invited to join us & join the party next year! http://wsah.life/xzctx

GOP can't afford to chase away its own   -  November 10, 2017.     CLEVELAND, OH - Tery Lathan, chair of the Alabama Republican Party screams as Sheriff Joe Arpaio addresses the final day of the Republican National Convention on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

GOP can't afford to chase away its own - November 10, 2017. CLEVELAND, OH - Tery Lathan, chair of the Alabama Republican Party screams as Sheriff Joe Arpaio addresses the final day of the Republican National Convention on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

The Ohio senator says the Democratic National Convention has been 'a whole lot less dark' than the GOP convention last week.

Sherrod Brown: Trump's a 'hypocrite' on trade

Capping off a months-long lobbying effort, Cleveland will be the host of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

chosen to host 2016 Republican National Convention (video)

Cleveland chosen to host 2016 Republican National Convention (video)

100 Sheroes Just Posed Nude At The Republican National Convention The photography project was a peaceful protest against the hateful, anti-woman rhetoric present in the Republican Party.

100 Women Just Got Naked Together At The Republican National Convention

The photography project was a peaceful protest against the hateful, anti-woman rhetoric present in the Republican Party.

Kathy Noble, left, Ginger Howard and Melanie Crozier of the Georgia delegation hold up posters at the Republican National Convention.  Lucian Perkins / For The Washington Post

The Republican National Convention 2012: Day 4

Kathy Noble, left, Ginger Howard and Melanie Crozier of the Georgia delegation hold up posters at the Republican National Convention. Lucian Perkins / For The Washington Post

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 01: Artist O O sells his art work outside the Time Warner Cable Arena on September 1, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Democratic National Convention is scheduled to run from September 4th - 6th. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Protesters March Through Charlotte Before Democratic Convention

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER Artist O O sells his art work outside the Time Warner Cable Arena on September 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Democratic National Convention is scheduled to run from September - (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

When he lost his wife Nettie in childbirth and their infant son also died, Thomas Andrew Dorsey wrote “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” which his protégé Mahalia Jackson sang at the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dorsey helped develop and shape modern day gospel music through the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, which he founded. He is considered the father of modern gospel music.

12 Facts About Thomas A. Dorsey, the "Father of Gospel Music"

Thomas Andrew Dorsey is considered the father of modern gospel music. When his wife Nettie died in childbirth and he also lost his infant son, he wrote "Take My Hand, Precious Lord," which his protege Mahalia Jackson sang at the funeral of Dr King.

Republican National Convention Chooses Google As ‘Official Social Platform’ - Republic and Democratic National Conventions are very significant for American politics. So naturally, a lot of people hook up to watch these conventions online too. That's why these events are also very important for tech companies who try hard to secure the spot of being the official partner. This year, Google bagged the crown at least for the Republic National Convention and has been announced as the 'official…

Republican National Convention Chooses Google As ‘Official Social Platform’ - Republic and Democratic National Conventions are very significant for American politics. So naturally, a lot of people hook up to watch these conventions online too. That's why these events are also very important for tech companies who try hard to secure the spot of being the official partner. This year, Google bagged the crown at least for the Republic National Convention and has been announced as the 'official…