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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Retro Report: Prop 13- Mad as Hell: Howard Jarvis’s Impact On California

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Just to comment on this video and I don’t blame Retro Report that much for this, but this story took place in 1978 and most of the TV coverage was … 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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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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Ginoong Kamote: NBA 1978-NBA Finals-Game 7-Washington Wizards @ Seattle Sonics: Closing Minutes

“1978 NBA Finals Game 7 Bullets vs. Sonics” From Ginoong Kamote What I think is the most impressive part of the Bullets in this game and especially in the fourth quarter, is that their best player and scorer power forward Elvin … Continue reading

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Fatal Ish: NBA 1978-Los Angeles Lakers @ Washington Wizards: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Highlights

“Quick highlights of KAJ vs Elvin Hayes and Wes Unseld’s Bullets. 05/04/1978.” From Fatal Ish Interesting video about Kareem, considering that the Bullets won this game and the Lakers lost. But the person who did the video decides to show Kareem’s … Continue reading

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ABC News: Video: ABC Evening News, January 11, 1978: Economic Report & Tobacco Regulations

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I guess the one big story that I got out of this short clip of the ABC Evening News, newscast was the economic report. The economy looked like it … Continue reading

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NBC News: Video: Election Night 1978, November 7th, 1978: Short Video

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Some local New York State elections courtesy of WNBC-TV in New York City, which is naturally the NYC NBC affiliate there. Followed by NBC News coverage of some governors … Continue reading

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