Tag Archives: 1972 Presidential Election

TYT Shows: Cenk Uygur- George McGovern on Vietnam

TYT Shows: Cenk Uygur- George McGovern on Vietnam Just to talk about Cenk Uygur’s point about Senator George McGovern speech on the Senate floor in 1972 about the Vietnam War and then I’ll get into the anti-war movement back then. … Continue reading

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CBS News: Face The Nation With Bob Schieffer- The Confident Defeat That Wasn’t

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal The fact is there wasn’t any Democrat who could even beat President Nixon in 1972, or even give him a tough race, was because of the disarray in the Democratic … Continue reading

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EFAN: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech

Former U.S. Senator George McGovern, who served a total of twenty-two years in Congress. Served in the House of Representatives from 1957-61, before serving in the Kennedy Administration from 1961-63, then getting elected to the Senate in 1962 and serving … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News: March 1972: Campaign News

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News: March 1972: Campaign News One way to sum up the 1972 Democratic presidential primaries, is to say it went to the guy who was damaged the least. And not to the best candidate, because … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News- Senator Ted Kennedy’s Potential Run For President in 1972

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal: ABC News: ABC Evening News- Senator Ted Kennedy’s Potential Run For President in 1972 Senator Ted Kennedy was still way too controversial to run for president in 1972. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George McGovern Convention

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George McGovern Convention George McGovern did a lot to bring in new voters to the Democratic Party. Reaching to African, Latin, Asian and Jewish Americans. As well as women and … Continue reading

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Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election

Source: Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election The Democrats didn’t have anyone who could beat Richard Nixon in 1972. They also didn’t have a united party that could do that as well. One … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News: A Few Days Before The 1972 Democratic Convention

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News: A Few Days Before The 1972 Democratic Convention Here’s a reason to watch ABC Now if you are a political junky. There was simply no way that the Democratic Party was going to win … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon Library: Oral History- Tim Naftali: Interviewing George McGovern

Source: Richard Nixon Library: Tim Naftali: Interviewing U.S. Senator George McGovern- Oral History George McGovern was someone with one hell of a political and professional resume. Who represented South Dakota in both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate as a Leftist-Democrat … Continue reading

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