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 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 it’s not perfect timing, you can see … 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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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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