Tag Archives: The 1970s

POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Representative Jackie Speier- Surviving Jonestown

Source:The New Democrat Almost 30 years before Jackie Speier was elected to the U.S. House herself and elected to the seat that her former boss Representative Leo Ryan represented in the San Francisco area, she was one of Representative Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Jas Bains: Crazy For Daisy Duke- Catherine Bach

Source:Action “When Dukes OF Hazzard was at the height of its’ popularity, Catherine Bach who played Daisy Duke had her legs insured for one million dollars. Watch this video and see why. Before any one complains. Yes, I know some … Continue reading

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Biographics: Simon Whistler- Jim Jones Biography: ‘Progressive to Predator’

Source:The New Democrat “Jim Jones Biography: Progressive to Predator” From Biographics Seeing this video and today’s blog post is perfect timing, because Sundance will be showing a documentary about Reverend Jim Jones this weekend which will be a two-night event. If … Continue reading

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Angela Mary: Dallas- E True Hollywood Story

Source: The Daily Review There have been a lot of great soap operas both in the movies and on TV. The big ones of course today are The Young And The Restless, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, but back … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Jeff Guinn- Jim Jones: ‘The Most Complete Picture To Date Of This Tragedy’

Source: The New Democrat I think Jeff Guinn the author of this book about Reverend Jim Jones and Jonestown makes a good point about how the 1960s relates to Jim Jones’s movement and what became Jonestown. I would just add … Continue reading

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Storm: Dallas- J.R. Ewing’s Best Quotes: Featuring Larry Hagman

Source: The New Democrat Have you ever met a wiseass, perhaps asshole even in the jerk sense and not someone who consistently speaks, out of their rear let’s say, but who just isn’t a nice person who has a real … Continue reading

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Matthew Lee: Electric Horseman 1979- Starring Jane Fonda & Robert Redford

Source: Action The Electric Horseman is not a great film. It’s a very entertaining movie, a very funny movie especially Robert Redford where you really see his quick, underrated, comedic wit, timing, and improvisation in this movie. Not saying Redford … Continue reading

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Marmar: Jane Fonda- 1976 Interview

Source: The New Democrat You can’t sum Jane Fonda up as a Hollywood actress or a left-wing ( to be kind ) political activist. She’s both of those things. She’s one of the best actresses of her generation at least … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast: Gore Vidal’s- Fighting Words

Source: FRS Daily Journal What I respect probably most about both Gore Vidal when it came to debating and their senses of humor was the way he was able to make points without stating the obvious. He could say things … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Reporter: Susan Lacy & Jane Fonda in Five Acts- From Hedonism To Activism

Source: The New Democrat Jane Fonda is a bit of an enigma for me because on one side she’s one of my favorite actresses. She’s not just one of the best actresses of her generation and in the same class … Continue reading

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