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TCM: The Candidate (1972) Natalie Wood’s Cameo

“After winning the California Democratic primary, U.S. Senate candidate McKay (Robert Redford, who recruited his friend and former co-star for this appearance) meets Natalie Wood, his wife (Karen Carlson) and campaign manager (Peter Boyle) in tow, in Michael Ritchie’s The … Continue reading

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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: 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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Victor D. Hanson: ‘Rethinking Watergate’

Source:Hoover Institution– where the Watergate scandal all started. “The Watergate break-in is now 45 years old. The scandal is as distant from our own time as it was once from 1928. The median age of Americans is about 38 years … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Thomas Knock: ‘George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup’

Source:The New Democrat From The New York Times “(28 Oct 1972) Democratic Presidential candidate Senator George McGovern makes speech in LA” Source:AP Archive– U.S. Senator and 1972 Democratic Party nominee for President George McGovern, speaking in Los Angeles, California, in 1972. … Continue reading

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ABC News: ‘Dark Days at The White House’

“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 House, and his … Continue reading

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PBS: ‘Summer of Judgment: The Watergate Hearings’

Source:PBS– The Summer of Judgement (1983) Source:The New Democrat  “Produced by WETA, Washington DC, and aired on PBS in 1983, the second of the Summer of Judgment series reflects on the events surrounding the Watergate Affair during the summer of … Continue reading

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Watch Mojo: ‘The Watergate Scandal- Timeline and Background’

Source:Watch Mojo– Richard M. Nixon (Republican, California) 37th President of the United States. “Though the public only first caught wind of this scandal after the June 17th, 1972 Watergate break-in, the controversy was years in the making. Groups close to … Continue reading

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Bob Parker: ‘Watergate: 784 Days That Changed America’

“Watergate 784 Days that Changed America” From Bob Parker Lets say the Watergate burglary was exactly that, or perhaps was done by people who were really loyal to the Nixon campaign, but not connected to the campaign in any way and … Continue reading

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