Revisiting Birmingham’s Bid to Host the Democratic National Convention

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Kyle Whitmire, Al.com

Birmingham's DNC Convention Pitch Party at Iron City, Monday, July 21, 2014.

There’s the adage that hindsight is 20-20. Alabama Media Group columnist John Archibald is applying this idea to a bid the City of Birmingham made a few years ago to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Birmingham didn’t win, but Archibald says it wasn’t really about winning a convention in the first place.

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