Tag Archives: Hubert Humphrey

Salon: Timothy Denevi- Hunter S. Thompson in Chicago, 1968: ‘The Battle For The Democratic Party’s Soul’

Source: The New Democrat If 1967 was the summer of love, then 1968 was the summer of discontentment, revolution, upheaval, whatever other big words that you prefer to voice a national unhappiness with the country and how things were going. … 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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Mitch: Video: Chicago 1968: The Democratic Convention

. This post was originally posted at FRS FreeStates on WordPress 1968 is when the Democratic Party changed and no longer became a Northeastern progressive party with a Southern coalition. Made up of people who basically make up the Religious-Right … 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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Serge LeMans: Video: Primary 1960, The Democratic Race For President

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Press on Blogger The 1960s elections especially the presidential election between Senator John Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon, were fascinating for several reasons. But it was a fascinating election season … Continue reading

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Helmer Reemberg: Presidential Fever Sweeps The Nation: 4/10/1960

Source: Helmer Reemberg: Presidential Fever Sweeps The Nation: 4/10/1960 The 1960 West Virginia Democratic primary was a battle of dirty tricks. With the Humphrey campaign trying to make JFK’s Irish-Catholic faith and issue in an overwhelmingly Anglo-Saxon Protestant state like … 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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