100 years of GOP conventions

Published On: Aug 24 2012 12:40:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

The 2012 Republican National Convention kicks off today. Look back at 100 years of memorable GOP convention moments.

GOP Conventions - 1976
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1976 (Kansas City, Mo.) -- Incumbent Gerald Ford was nominated for president, but only after narrowly defeating California Gov. Ronald Reagan. Reagan gave an impromptu concession speech that many call a "defining moment of the Reagan Revolution."

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