Tag Archives: Richard Nixon

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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World Opinion Forum-CBS News: President Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech- Dan Rather vs Roger Mudd

“CBS News covering President Richard Nixon’s resignation speech in August, 1974. (I wasn’t born yet!) …” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat CBS News covering President Richard Nixon’s resignation speech in August, 1974. (I wasn’t born … 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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Great on Yak: CBS’s All in the Family- Archie Bunker on Democrats & the 1970s

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Oh the 1970s, a decade about sacrifice and millions of Americans learning about their government and their politicians and that they didn’t like a lot of them. But of course as … 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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The Big Picture: Video: Thom Hartmann In Depth With Pat Buchanan: Richard Nixon’s Great Comeback

I actually agree with Pat Buchanan over Thom Hartmann on this. And I disagree with Thom Hartmann on a lot because he is so far out in left field that it would be impossible to hit a home run out … Continue reading

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

Source:Chuck Collins– George McGovern for President, 1972. “This is about the truth of it, sadly. Yet even knowing all that, we re-elected him in a landslide. What does that say about us?” From Chuck Collins The 1972 Democratic National Convention, was … 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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