Tag Archives: Vietnam War

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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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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CNN: Paula Zahn Now- Jane Fonda in 2005

Source:The New Democrat  “JANE FONDA TALKS TO PAULA ZAHN ABOUT HER ANGUISH OVER VIETNAM, 2005 {33}” From Daily Motion I think there really are two Jane Fonda’s: the great, sexy beautiful baby-faced adorable actress, who is arguably the greatest actress of … 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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Brave New Foundation: Tom Hayden on His Life as a Political Activist

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I was hoping this interview would be about if not mostly about if not the whole thing being about the 1960s. The New Left, anti-war movement, the Vietnam War and … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: What The 1960s Did To America

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The 1960s was truly a revolution for American culture and politics. We go from a very conservative collectivist period from the 1940s and 50s to a period where all … 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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David Von Pein: U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy Townhall, April 19, 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you listen to Senator Robert F. Kennedy talk about the Vietnam War in 1968, it is not that different from how Barack Obama sounded about the Iraq War when he … Continue reading

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Crash Course: John Green- The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat It would be impossible to write out and cover the entire 1960s decade in one blog post. For one I wasn’t born in the decade and didn’t live in the decade … Continue reading

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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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