Tag Archives: George McGovern

CKDTA: ABC News- ‘Dark Days at The White House’

Source:The New Democrat  “Part of the ABC News Great TV News Stories series. From the VHS Tape – “The story of the President at the center of the Watergate Maelstrom, his near impeachment, his last dark days at the White … Continue reading

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Josh Burdick: CBS News Special on Watergate, June 1992

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Josh Burdick: CBS News Special on Watergate, June 1992 The story of Watergate is so tragic. This idea that President Richard Nixon would be worried about losing the presidency to … Continue reading

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Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978

Source: Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978 If I was growing up, or an adult in the 1960s and 1970s, I might consider if I had access to, going through that … 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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Salon: Opinion- Bill Curry- We Can Stop The Neo-Cons: Here’s What a Truly Progressive Foreign Policy Would Look Like

Salon: Opinion- Bill Curry- We Can Stop The Neo-Cons: Here’s What a Truly Progressive Foreign Policy Would Look Like I hate to break it to anyone who calls them self a Progressive today, but the Progressives gave us the U.S. … 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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Mike Gardner: Video: CBS Evening News: Ohio 1972 Presidential Democratic Primary

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The Democratic Party didn’t have a traditional frontrunner for president in 1972. They were out of the White House and even though Hubert Humphrey who was their nominee for … Continue reading

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