Mother-Daughter Delegates Linda talks with Liz and Christy Carpenter -- two delegates with a long history of Democratic Conventions. Liz Carpenter was in Philadelphia in 1948 -- as a very young, very green reporter. She later became Press Secretary to Lady Bird Johnson. Today, she's a delegate from Texas. Her daughter Christy is a delegate from California. Her first convention was in Atlantic City, New Jersey -- in 1964. She was more excited about the possibility of seeing the Beatles afterward.