Tag Archives: 1968 Presidential Election

Salon: Timothy Denevi- Hunter S. Thompson in Chicago, 1968: ‘The Battle For The Democratic Party’s Soul’

Source: The New Democrat If 1967 was the summer of love, then 1968 was the summer of discontentment, revolution, upheaval, whatever other big words that you prefer to voice a national unhappiness with the country and how things were going. … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon Foundation: Pat Buchanan- 1968: The Year The Silent Majority Was Born

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe you have to understand the 1960s and 1967-68 especially to understand the great political comeback of Richard Nixon and the rebirth of the Republican Party. Once you know … Continue reading

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Forrest Palmer: George Wallace For President 1968- Precursor To Donald Trump

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I watched and listened to Donald Trump’s 2016 GOP Convention nomination speech, I thought about George C. Wallace and his 1968 presidential campaign. The theme that it’s other people’s fault … Continue reading

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Governor Wallace: Alabama Governor George Wallace- On Meet The Press: June 30th, 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Was Governor George Wallace a racist? Well, the same question can unfortunately be asked about our President of the United States Donald Trump. Or was George Wallace an racial opportunist and … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: Governor George Wallace Defends Segregation on TV in 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The video is not about segregation but poverty in Alabama instead. Why David Hoffman who put the video together called titled the video about segregation instead, you would have to ask … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion: Sam Fragoso: How The Riveting Vidal v. Buckley Debates Paved The Way For an Era of Idiotic TV Punditry

The Week: Opinion: Sam Fragoso: How The Riveting Vidal v. Buckley Debates Paved The Way For an Era of Idiotic TV Punditry I think people need to be careful when they compare with Bill Buckley-Gore Vidal debates with modern partisan … Continue reading

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Allan Gregg: Video: Tom Hayden on His Life as a Political Activist

. 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 everything else from that period. Especially since Allan Gregg … Continue reading

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