Founding of the Republican Party


Relive how a major American political party was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin!  It all began with the very first meeting of Party leaders in Ripon’s Little White School House on March 20, 1854.  Interviews of local historians and an appearance by George H.W. Bush highlight this timeless, grass-roots story of the founding of the Republican Party.  A must see program for all who are interested in politics and American history!