Tag Archives: The 1970s

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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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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