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:Hoover Institution– where the Watergate scandal all started. “The Watergate break-in is now 45 years old. The scandal is as distant from our own time as it was once from 1928. The median age of Americans is about 38 years … 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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ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George Mcgovern Convention

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News 1972 VP Drama: The George McGovern Convention George McGovern did a lot to bring in new voters to the Democratic Party. Reaching to African, Latin, Asian and Jewish Americans. As well as women and … Continue reading

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Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election

Source: Election Wall: ABC Evening News: George McGovern and Ed Muskie 1972 Presidential Election The Democrats didn’t have anyone who could beat Richard Nixon in 1972. They also didn’t have a united party that could do that as well. One … Continue reading

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ABC News: ABC Evening News: A Few Days Before The 1972 Democratic Convention

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News: A Few Days Before The 1972 Democratic Convention Here’s a reason to watch ABC Now if you are a political junky. There was simply no way that the Democratic Party was going to win … Continue reading

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