Since being chosen as the site of the 2008 Democratic Convention, Denver has been trying to shake its image as ‘a cowboy town.’ After all, that’s like looking at DC and just seeing the monuments. Kojo explores Denver’s real history, its accomplishments and its follies, and what we can learn today from Denver’s Democratic Convention of 1908.

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  • Amy Zimmer Historian, Colorado State Library; and co-author of "Showtime: The History of Denver's Performing Arts, Convention Centers, and Theatre Districts" (City of Denver Press)
  • Tom Noel Professor, University of Colorado at Denver; co-author of "Showtime: The History of Denver's Performing Arts, Convention Centers, and Theatre Districts."

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