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The Dick Cavett Show: Raquel Welch- ‘Discuses Myra Breckinridge & Homosexual Audiences’

“Raquel Welch discusses her movie, Myra Breckinridge in which she plays the title role undergoing gender reassignment surgery.” From The Dick Cavett Show I’ve seen Myra Breckinridge maybe 20 times, certainly 10 times in the last ten years when I first … Continue reading

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The Bully Pulpit: JR Benjamin- Gore Vidal: ‘Rioting in Understatement’

“The two parties, which are really one party, cannot be put to use. They are the country’s ownership made carnival. Can the united action of individual citizens regain some control over government? I think so. But it won’t be easy, … Continue reading

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Drew David: Myra Breckinridge AMC Backstory 2001: The Making of a Legendary Comedy

Source: Drew David: Myra Breckinridge AMC Backstory 2001: The Making of a Legendary Comedy Myra Breckinridge is one of those movies that looks better as it ages, because it was so ahead of its time. I think the makers of … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion: Sam Fragoso: How The Riveting Vidal v. Buckley Debates Paved The Way For an Era of Idiotic TV Punditry

The Week: Opinion: Sam Fragoso: How The Riveting Vidal v. Buckley Debates Paved The Way For an Era of Idiotic TV Punditry I think people need to be careful when they compare with Bill Buckley-Gore Vidal debates with modern partisan … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Opinion- Robert Gordon: ‘The Fight That Changed Political TV Forever’

Source:The New Democrat “Robert Gordon is the producer and director (with Morgan Neville) of the new documentary Best of Enemies, about this debate and in theaters now. This article has been adapted from an introduction to the forthcoming book, Buckley … Continue reading

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Cavett Biter: The Dick Cavett Show- Raquel Welch: ‘Talks About Publicity People and Myra Breckinridge in 1970’

“Raquel Welch bitches about publicity people. Add “&fmt=18″ for the high-resolution version. From THE DICK CAVETT SHOW. June 25, 1970.” From Cavett Biter I take it Raquel Welch wasn’t a fan of publicity people. Which is to me at least is … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Celebs: ‘The Best of Raquel Welch’

Source:The New Democrat “Second Raquel Welch video. Please comment, if you have time. Best Viewed in HD, video maybe slow depending upon connection.” From Gorgeous Celebs There hasn’t been a better looking woman since Marilyn Monroe died than Raquel Welch. That’s … Continue reading

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Tony Baretta: Video: Myra Breckinridge 1970 Trailer: A Look at a Straight Man’s World From a Former Man

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Myra Breckinridge may be the best movie that ever flopped at the box office.  It … Continue reading

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Film Society at Lincoln Center: Video: Q&A With Raquel Welch on Myra Breckinridge

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter Myra Breckinridge is not the movie that made Raquel Welch a star. Myra Breckinridge was a loser at the box office no matter how funny it … Continue reading

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Thomas G: Video: ABC News 1968 RNC Coverage Debate: The GOP Platform, Gore Vidal vs. William Buckley

Rik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter By 1968 the Republican Party was definitely moving right ideologically, with Barry Gooldwater and Ronald Reagan having enormous influence in bringing to the GOP what would … Continue reading

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