Tag Archives: Richard Nixon

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’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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