Tag Archives: George McGovern For President

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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Victor D. Hanson: Rethinking Watergate

Source: Victor D. Hanson: Rethinking Watergate I look at Watergate now more than 45 years after the 1972 break in and almost 45 years after Congress starts to look into the the Watergate break in and the 1972 presidential election with … Continue reading

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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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TYT Shows: Cenk Uygur- George McGovern on Vietnam

. Just to talk about Cenk Uygur’s point about Senator George McGovern speech on the Senate floor in 1972 about the Vietnam War and then I’ll get into the anti-war movement back then. I wouldn’t be surprised if the speech … Continue reading

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ABC News: Video: Evening News: George McGovern 1972 VP Selection Drama

Source:The New Democrat Senator Tom Eagleton who by most accounts had a very good and productive year in public office as Governor of Missouri and then later in Congress as a Missouri Senator was a victim of the Richard Nixon … Continue reading

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EFAN: Video: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech

EFAN: Video: George McGovern’s 1972 Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech Former U.S. Senator George McGovern, who served a total of twenty-two years in Congress. Served in the House of Representatives from 1957-61, before serving in the Kennedy Administration from 1961-63, then … 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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