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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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ABC Sports: Portrait of Willie Mays

  You can argue about who is the best all around center fielder of all-time. Willie Mays, from the San Francisco Giants, or Mickey Mantle from the New York Yankees. And there wouldn’t be anyone else that I would consider … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: ‘President Obama Delivers Eulogy at Charleston Shooting Funeral of Clementa Pinckney’

Source:CSPAN– President Barack H. Obama (Democrat, Illinois) speaking at the eulogy in South Carolina. “President Obama delivers a eulogy for state Senator Clementa Pinckney, who was one of nine victims in the June 17, 2015, shooting at Emanuel African Methodist … Continue reading

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CBS News: ‘The Tenement- Life In Chicago’s Black Ghetto (1967)’

“One in this series of irregularly scheduled in-depth reports. This program focuses on the lives of nine families living in a dilapidated tenement on Chicago’s south.” From CBS News At risk of sounding political, but I’ll also be factual here, what … Continue reading

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The Lip TV: Byod With Ondi Timoner- Dimitri Logothetis: ‘Why Sam Giancana Killed JFK’

“Sam Giancana is suspected as being one of the orchestrators of the killing of JFK, and we discuss the theory linking the mafia with the murder of the president in this BYOD interview clip with Momo: The Sam Giancana Story … Continue reading

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Bloodletters and Badmen: Mobsters- Anthony Spliotro: The Enforcer of Las Vegas

“The Life & Death of Anthony Spilotro.” From Bloodletters & Badmen Tony Spilotro was one of the worst pieces of garbage (and I’m being nice here) that was ever produced by the Italian Mafia. I’m not even sure he cared about … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: NBA 1991-NBA Finals-Game 1-Los Angeles Lakers @ Chicago Bulls: Full Game

“Rewatch or discover the 1991 NBA Finals, Michael Jordan MVP. With Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Horace Grant vs James Worthy, Vlade Divac, Magic Johnson.” From Post UP Game 1 of the 1991 NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Bulls: NBA 1992- Portland Blazers @ Chicago Bulls: Full Game

“1991/92 POR CHI 03-01-92.” From Unforgettable Bulls What was supposed to be a preview of the 1992 NBA Finals, as this game turned out to be between the Blazers and Bulls, was also a blowout. The Blazers of the late 1980s … Continue reading

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Falcon Crest Blog: The Phil Donahue Show- Lana Turner in 1982

“In this 1982 Interview on the “Phil Donahue Show” Lana Turner talks about her appearance on Falcon Crest and about the feud between her and Jane Wyman. Sorry about the bad audio quality. Find more recent information about the Cast … Continue reading

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Gordon Gekko: Wall Street (1987) ‘Greed is Good’

Source:American Rhetoric– Gordon Gekko’s (played by Michael Douglas) speech, in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street (1987) Source:The New Democrat “Gekko: Well, I appreciate the opportunity you’re giving me, Mr. Cromwell, as the single largest shareholder in Teldar Paper, to speak. Well, … Continue reading

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