Tag Archives: 1972

Melody Cat: CBS Evening News, 12/26/72- The Death of President Harry Truman

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal Plus I believe Harry Truman was one of our top 3-5 presidents in American history, but certainly in the top ten. Because of how he managed post-World War II especially in … 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: 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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Sommer 57: The Candidate Social Warfare Speech: What the Ideal American Political Candidate Looks Like

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on WordPress The movie The Candidate from 1972 where Robert Redford plays a young idealistic Progressive Senate candidate, who gets the Democratic nomination for this California Senate seat, running up against … Continue reading

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