Channing Phillips is nominated in the presidential primary but only receives a handful of votes.
1968 (Aug 29)
Channing Phillips's name was submitted in the Democratic nomination for president of the United States. But the Black minister from Washington, D.C., received only a handful of votes. Black Georgia legislator Julian Bond's name was submitted in the Democratic nomination for vice president. He received several votes but withdrew his name as he was too young to occupy the office, according to the U.S. Constitution.