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.

Al Gore kisses his wife, Tipper, on stage during the Democratic National Convention in 2000
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Sam Mircovich/REUTERS

After Tipper Gore introduced him at the 2000 Democratic National Convention, Al Gore famously kissed his wife on stage.

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