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July 26, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

The Financial Times came up with one of the jollier stories out of the Democratic Party Convention in Atlanta: seems there was a computer system set up so that delegates could satisfy themselves that they really were at the right party, and shouldn’t have booked a room in New Orleans where the Republicans meet next month; you had to answer 30 or so questions on your views, Social & Liberal Democrats President Shirley Williams had a go, and the computer was in no doubt – 1960s Democrat was its emphatic verdict.

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