Tag Archives: George McGovern

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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The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat There was a Democratic Party crackup in the 1960s and the debate is really when it happened. Pre-JFK assassination (which should be a clue for you) the Democratic Party was made … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against Henry Wallace

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The division between in the Democratic Party between the Hillary Clinton, even though I don’t believe she’s that strong of a Democratic leader anymore, but her New Democratic Theodore Roosevelt progressive … Continue reading

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Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review If I was growing up, or an adult in the 1960s and 1970s, I might consider if I had access to, going through that decade on one big alcohol and … Continue reading

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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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Jeremy Richey: Phil Donahue Show-Jane Fonda Anti-War Speech and Interview on the Vietnam War

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Jane Fonda at her highest peak as an anti-war New-Left political activist. Calling members of the American military criminals, murderers, including the President of the United States Richard Nixon and perhaps … Continue reading

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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion- Robert Borosage- Should Populists Declare Victory?: Some of the Differences Between McGovernites & New Democrats

U.S. Senator George McGovern & The McGovernites This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to start this post off I need to give a brief history lesson and then you’ll see why I’m doing this at the … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: C-SPAN: Conservatism vs. Liberalism- William F. Buckley, Jr. vs. George McGovern, From 1997

Source: The Film Archives-C-SPAN: Conservatism vs Liberalism- William F. Buckley vs George McGovern, From 1987 This is the perfect debate to have when it comes to American politics, not necessarily the two perfect people for this debate. Even though I doubt … Continue reading

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Chuck Collins: George McGovern’s 1972- The Peoples Campaign

Source: Chuck Collins: George McGovern 1972 Presidential Ad The 1972 Democratic National Convention, was real Amateur Night at the Apollo. Or in this case Amateur Night at the Miami Convention Center. Just because Senator McGovern didn’t have a snowball’s chance 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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