Tag Archives: George McGovern

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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Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Robert Borosage: Should Populists Declare Victory?: Some of the Differences Between McGovernite Democrats and New Democrats

U.S. Senator George McGovern & The McGovernites Campaign For America’s Future: Opinion: Robert Borosage: Should Populists Declare Victory? This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Just to start this post off I need to give a … Continue reading

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WTTW-TV Chicago: Video: Chicago Tonight: John Callaway Interviewing Senator George McGovern, in 1978

. Source:The New Democrat If George McGovern was a loser, than America needs a lot more losers just like him. When it comes to knowledge, experience and judgement, because he is one of the finest people America has ever produced. … Continue reading

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CBS News: Face The Nation With Bob Schieffer: The Confident Defeat That Wasn’t

Source: CBS News: Face The Nation With Bob Schieffer: The Confident Defeat That Wasn’t The fact is there wasn’t any Democrat who could even beat President Nixon in 1972, or even give him a tough race, was because of the … 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: March 1972: Campaign News

Source: ABC News: ABC Evening News: March 1972: Campaign News One way to sum up the 1972 Democratic presidential primaries, is to say it went to the guy who was damaged the least. And not to the best candidate, because … 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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