Events in Film & Television in August 1972

  • Aug 13 Dutch KRO-TV transmits 440th & last episode of "Bonanza"
  • Aug 18 4th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • Aug 21 33rd Venice Film Festival opens

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Aug 23 Republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates Vice President Spiro Agnew but not unanimous: 1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley

Vice President of the United States Spiro Agnew
Vice President of the United States
Spiro Agnew