Tag Archives: 1968 Democratic National Convention

Salon: Timothy Denevi- Hunter S. Thompson in Chicago, 1968: ‘The Battle For The Democratic Party’s Soul’

Source: The New Democrat If 1967 was the summer of love, then 1968 was the summer of discontentment, revolution, upheaval, whatever other big words that you prefer to voice a national unhappiness with the country and how things were going. … Continue reading

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Brave New Foundation: Tom Hayden on His Life as a Political Activist

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I was hoping this interview would be about if not mostly about if not the whole thing being about the 1960s. The New Left, anti-war movement, the Vietnam War and … Continue reading

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Mitch 19872: Chicago 1968- The Democratic Convention

Source: Mitch 19872: 1968 Democratic Convention 1968 is when the Democratic Party changed and no longer became a Northeastern progressive party with a Southern coalition. Made up of people who basically make up the Religious-Right and Neoconservative wing of the Republican … Continue reading

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Efan 2011: U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey- 1968 DNC Nomination Acceptance Speech

Source: EFan 2011: U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey- 1968 DNC Acceptance Speech Hubert Humphrey, didn’t lose the 1968 presidential election because he was a bad candidate or ran a bad campaign or wasn’t qualified to be President of the United States. … Continue reading

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