Tag Archives: Hubert Humphrey

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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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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The LBJ Library: Vice President Hubert Humphrey- Talks To The Nation in 1964

Source: The LBJ Library: Vice President Hubert Humphrey- Talks To The Nation in 1964 If 1968 was a normal election year, Hubert Humphrey probably beats Richard Nixon perhaps not by a landslide, but by an electoral landslide. Because he was more … 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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British Pathe: Presidential Fever- Sweeps The Nation: 4/10/1960

  Source: FRS Daily Journal The 1960 West Virginia Democratic primary was a battle of dirty tricks. With the Humphrey campaign trying to make JFK’s Irish-Catholic faith and issue in an overwhelmingly Anglo-Saxon Protestant state like West Virginia. Which is … 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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It’s Time For a Change: Hubert Humphrey 1968 Political TV Ad: What Has Richard Nixon Done For You?

Source: It’s Time For a Change: Hubert Humphrey 1968 Political TV Ad: What Has Richard Nixon Done For You? Hubert Humphrey running as the Washington insider in 1968. What Have You Done For me Lately? Which is a Janet Jackson … Continue reading

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