Category Archives: George McGovern

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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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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EFAN: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech

Former U.S. Senator George McGovern, who served a total of twenty-two years in Congress. Served in the House of Representatives from 1957-61, before serving in the Kennedy Administration from 1961-63, then getting elected to the Senate in 1962 and serving … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George McGovern Convention

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George McGovern Convention George McGovern did a lot to bring in new voters to the Democratic Party. Reaching to African, Latin, Asian and Jewish Americans. As well as women and … Continue reading

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Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election

Source: Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election The Democrats didn’t have anyone who could beat Richard Nixon in 1972. They also didn’t have a united party that could do that as well. One … Continue reading

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