Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Mark Russell PBS: Looks at Campaign 1980: Can a Hollywood B-Actor Play President?

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times on Blogger The 1980 Presidential Election wasn’t interesting because of how close it was, because that presidential election was decided over the weekend. Actually it was decided by 8 PM … Continue reading

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Gerard Carrington: Video: NBC’s The Richard Pryor Show: Richard Pryor the First African-American President?

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’ve never been to Fantasy Island, but now I think I know what it looks like. An African-American President of the United States, not the Federal Republic of … Continue reading

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Great on Yak: Video: CBS’s All in the Family: Archie Bunker on Democrats & the 1970s

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Oh the 1970s, a decade about sacrifice and millions of Americans learning about their government and their politicians and that they didn’t like a lot of them. But of … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress, May, 2011 The New Republic: Opinion: William J. Dobson: A Victory For Democratic Foreign Policy I had just turned five years old and was in kindergarten when President Jimmy Carter … Continue reading

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Roger Sharp Archive: Video: President Jimmy Carter on 1980 Campaign, 3/21/1980

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As much trouble as President Jimmy Carter was in politically in 1979-80, having an approval rating somewhere in the thirties and looking very vulnerable to Ronald Reagan in the … Continue reading

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William Shanley: Video: Jimmy Carter Discusses His Presidency With William Shanley, February 1983

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’m not going to try to make the case that Jimmy Carter was a great president, or one of our best president’s, because he clearly wasn’t. I have a … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite, 3/17/77: A Look at Foreign Affairs and Energy Policy

This was right before President Jimmy Carter gave his famous foreign policy and human rights speech at Notre Dame in the spring of 1977. The first United States President to ever at least during the Cold War to make human … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: Election Night Coverage 1980: President Jimmy Carter’s Concession Speech

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger President Jimmy Carter stepping up to the plate and taking his loss to Ronald Reagan like a man. Definitely one of the earliest concession speeches at least at the … Continue reading

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Jim Heath: Video: ABC News Special Report: American Hostages Day 444

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The final insult from Iran to President Jimmy Carter was Iran not officially releasing the American hostages in Iran until the second or minute that Jimmy Carter was no … Continue reading

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The Dish: Opinion: Andrew Sullivan: Why Rand Paul Matters: Senator Paul’s Critique of President Reagan’s Fiscal Policy

U.S. Senator Rand Paul The Dish: Opinion: Andrew Sullivan: Why Rand Paul Matters The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger For me, though, these clips make … Continue reading

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