Tag Archives: 1968

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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John Birch Society: John F. McManus- ‘Martin Luther King Doesn’t Deserve Adulation’

Source:John Birch Society This is how the Far-Right in America who perhaps today would be called the Alt-Right, what I and others call the New-Right of Far-Right right-wing Nationalists and tribalist’s in America who view themselves as the real Americans … 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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National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … 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 Doors: Jim Morrison and The Doors- ‘Hello, I Love You: From 1968 In Color’

Source:The Daily Review “The Doors – Hello, I Love You (Subtitulos Español – Ingles). Gran canción de una gran banda! Suscribanse.” From The Doors It’s a rare treat that you get to see Jim Morrison and The Doors perform in color. … 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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POLITICO Magazine: Opinion- Robert Gordon: ‘The Fight That Changed Political TV Forever’

Source:The New Democrat “Robert Gordon is the producer and director (with Morgan Neville) of the new documentary Best of Enemies, about this debate and in theaters now. This article has been adapted from an introduction to the forthcoming book, Buckley … Continue reading

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Radical Films: Let it Burn-Robert F. Williams: The Coming Destruction of The USA? 1968

  “Robert Franklin Williams, advocate of armed self-defense in the Civil Rights Movement, hunted by the FBI since fleeing Monroe, North Carolina in 1961, after years in exile in Cuba and China, is interviewed by Robert Carl Cohen in Dar … 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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