- Event Date
- 1934 September 20
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Moving Image Research Collections, University of South Carolina
State Capitol, Sacramento, California. Democrats back Upton Sinclair for Governor of California. Sinclair, member of the End Poverty in California League. State political convention adopts liberal platform. Temporary chairman George Creel speaking. MS, Sinclair seated at desk. Sinclair mentioning: democratic harmony; support of New Deal economic policies; and Great Depression. Stating, "we are not going merely to end poverty in California, but we are going to show how the whole people can end poverty in civilization." MS, Creel, Sinclair, and Sheridan Downey outlining party platform.
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