Political wives at conventions

POSTED: 11:37 AM Sep 04 2012   UPDATED: 12:40 PM Sep 04 2012

As first lady Michelle Obama prepares to speak at the DNC, look back at the role of wives in political conventions.

Elizabeth Dole, shown in 1996
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Bill Clinton's 1996 rival, Bob Dole, had the support of wife Elizabeth at that year's Republican National Convention.

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