Category Archives: Political History

Mike Gardner: CNN’s Evans and Novak- Governor Mario Cuomo on Anti-Italian Slurs in 1986

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Before I get into Italian slurs, I’m going to get into why Mario Cuomo never ran for president. Even though chances are had he ran, he probably would’ve won the Democratic … Continue reading

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Howard Hoffman: 1992 DNC, Governor Mario Cuomo Nominates Bill Clinton For President

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I don’t think Bill Clinton could’ve had a better person, at least not a better speaker or a better more intelligent speaker to nominate him for President of the United … Continue reading

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Governor Cuomo 1984: Governor Mario Cuomo’s 1984 Tale of Two Cities Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus The Tale of Two Cities, one city looks like a paradise, perhaps like downtown Washington or New York in the summer time. And the other city looking a place that … Continue reading

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Oak Park Studio: Video: CNN’s Crossfire Discusses Dan Rather-George H.W. Bush Tiff on CBS

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What Dan Rather wanted Vice President George H.W. Bush to talk about in their 1988 interview was what did the Vice President know about Iran Contra. Which was a … Continue reading

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Oak Park Studio: Video: CBS Evening News, Dan Rather-George H.W. Bush Tiff The Day After

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I haven’t seen this video in about three years and I saw it then on YouTube. And if I heard anything about it as a kid in 1987 when … Continue reading

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Jim Heath: Video: CBS News: Election 1982 Highlights

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The recession of 1981-82 was huge and cost Congressional Republicans especially in the House a lot of seats. House Republicans lost something like thirty-five seats. Going from the low … Continue reading

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JFK Library: President Harry S. Truman’s Criticism of John F. Kennedy in 1960

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I find the lack of experience criticism of John Kennedy from President Harry Truman interesting. Especially considering that by the time Senator John Kennedy ran for president in 1960, he had … Continue reading

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