Tag Archives: 1978

POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Representative Jackie Speier- Surviving Jonestown

Source:The New Democrat Almost 30 years before Jackie Speier was elected to the U.S. House herself and elected to the seat that her former boss Representative Leo Ryan represented in the San Francisco area, she was one of Representative Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Biographics: Simon Whistler- Jim Jones Biography: ‘Progressive to Predator’

Source:The New Democrat  “Jim Jones Biography: Progressive to Predator” From Biographics Seeing this video and today’s blog post is perfect timing, because Sundance will be showing a documentary about Reverend Jim Jones this weekend which will be a two-night event. If … Continue reading

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Phyllis Schlafly Eagles: Phyllis and Fred Schlafly- On Good Morning America in 1978

“Phyllis and Fred Schlafly sit down on Good Morning America to talk about family, marriage, and the intersection of their public and private life! Filmed and aired in 1978.” From Phyllis Schlafly Eagles I don’t want to make this piece about … Continue reading

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Retro Report: Prop 13- Mad as Hell

Source:Retro Report– California was mad as tell about taxes, in 1978. Source:The New Democrat  “When Howard Jarvis declared that he was mad as hell about rising property taxes in California, he started a tax cutting movement that rolled across the … Continue reading

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Sharon Kauffman: ABC News’s 20/20 First Episode- 6/06/1978

“As the lead in to this video said ABC News, was a small player if not joke in the network news business in the 1970s. Th…” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat As the lead in … Continue reading

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Active News: ABC World News Tonight, July 10, 1978: The Soviet Union Making Trouble

Source: Active News: ABC World News Tonight, July 10, 1978: The Soviet Union Making Trouble The thing that people need to know about Marxist states which is exactly what the Soviet Union of Russia was for over seventy-years before the … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1978- Super Bowl 13-Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers: Documentary

Source:NFL Films– Steelers QB Terry Bradshaw, handing the ball off to RB Rocky Bliar, during Super Bowl 13. “Super Bowl XIII Documentary – Steelers @ Cowboys.” Source:NFL Films  “Super Bowl XIII was played on January 21, 1979, and pitted the … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1977-AFC Final-Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos: Highlights

Source:NFL Films– Denver Broncos QB Craig Morton. “1977 Raiders at Broncos AFC Championship” From NFL Films With all due respect to the 1977 Denver Broncos, even though this game was played in Denver, this is one of the biggest upsets in … Continue reading

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The Merv Griffin Show: Jack Lemmon, Jane Fonda & Michael Douglas- On The China Syndrome in 1979

“Merv hosted a special show with all of the principal players from “The China Syndrome” a few weeks before its worldwide release in February of 1979. Jack Lemmon and Jane Fonda discuss their acting styles and generally fawn all over … Continue reading

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Sony Pictures: California Suite (1978)- A Movie About The Roller Coaster of Life

  “CALIFORNIA SUITE is the story of five couples who have come to the Beverly Hills Hotel for diverse reasons and who must all confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas. Sidney Cochran (Michael Caine) becomes the victim of wife Diana’s … Continue reading

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