Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1976 Republican National Convention': 1976 August 16 August 19 Kansas City, Missouri Kemper Arena Missouri Republican Party (United States) United States Gerald Ford Governor of California President of the United States Republican National Convention Ronald Reagan Bob Dole Kansas List of Governors of New York Nelson Rockefeller New York United States Senate Vice President of the United States Howard Baker Keynote Tennessee Texas Conservatism in the United States Détente Fall of Saigon Foreign policy Helsinki Accords Southern United States Soviet Union US West Air Force One Patronage Pennsylvania Richard Schweiker Running mate Jesse Helms Conservative Party of New York James L. Buckley Elliot Richardson North Carolina 1973 Human Life Amendment Roe v. Wade United States Constitution 1976 Democratic National Convention United States presidential election, 1976 William F. Buckley, Jr. Electoral history of Donald Rumsfeld