Tag Archives: 1972

Biographics: Hunter S. Thompson- ‘Gonzo Extraordinaire’

Source:The New Democrat  I guess I look at Hunter Thompson not as a political satirist or a comedian, or perhaps even a journalist, but as a satirist on American life who was so interested in America that he wanted to … Continue reading

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New York Magazine: Opinion- Ed Kilgore: ‘George McGovern Didn’t Lose in 1972 by Going Too Far Left. Neither Will 2020 Democrats’

Source:The New Democrat  “One of the most persistent arguments surrounding the 2020 presidential contest is that Democrats are heading “off the deep end” on a left-wing ideological bender that will mean disaster in the general election. The warning is very … Continue reading

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Warner Brothers: The Getaway 1972- Starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw

Source:The New Democrat  “The Getaway, an Appreciation – Criminal Element Criminal Element The Getaway (1972)” “Steve McQueen (The Great Escape) and Ali MacGraw (Love Story) are at their finest as husband and wife thieves on the run in this classic … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: 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 up of Progressive cold warrior anti-Communists … Continue reading

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CKDTA: ABC News- ‘Dark Days at The White House’

Source:The New Democrat  “Part of the ABC News Great TV News Stories series. From the VHS Tape – “The story of the President at the center of the Watergate Maelstrom, his near impeachment, his last dark days at the White … Continue reading

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Cletus Hunnicutt: Video: 1972 Year in Review

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger 1972 was a great year, well for my family anyway, because it was the year that my brother Alex, who won’t go nameless, was born. And what a year … Continue reading

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Melody Cat: Video: CBS Evening News, 12/26/72: The Death of President Harry Truman

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on WordPress I believe Harry Truman was one of our top 3-5 presidents in American history, but certainly in the top ten. Because of how he managed post-World War II … Continue reading

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