Presidential Nomination Speeches Since 1960

The tag clouds below illustrate the frequency with which certain words are used in presidential nomination acceptance speeches at party conventions. In some cases, similar words (such as "Americans" and "America" or "job" and "jobs") have been combined. Mouse over a year to see the tag cloud from that speech.

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SOURCE: Historical speech transcripts from The American Presidency Project at the University of California-Santa Barbara; tag clouds generated at Wordle.net | GRAPHIC: Alyson Hurt and Paul Volpe, washingtonpost.com

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