Tag Archives: 1972

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: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: CKDTA: ABC News- Dark Days at The White House ABC News, wasn’t number three on the network news battles back in the early 1970s. But they were buried in last … 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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CBS News: Face The Nation With Bob Schieffer: The Confident Defeat That Wasn’t

Source: CBS News: Face The Nation With Bob Schieffer: The Confident Defeat That Wasn’t The fact is there wasn’t any Democrat who could even beat President Nixon in 1972, or even give him a tough race, was because of the … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News: March 1972: Campaign News

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News: March 1972: Campaign News One way to sum up the 1972 Democratic presidential primaries, is to say it went to the guy who was damaged the least. And not to the best candidate, because … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News- Senator Ted Kennedy’s Potential Run For President in 1972

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal: ABC News: ABC Evening News- Senator Ted Kennedy’s Potential Run For President in 1972 Senator Ted Kennedy was still way too controversial to run for president in 1972. He wasn’t … Continue reading

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