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NBC News: Opinion- Evan McMullin: Donald Trump’s Rise Proves How Dangerous Populism is For Democracy

Source: NBC News: Opinion- Evan McMullin: Donald Trump’s Rise Proves How Dangerous Populism is For Democracy If I look at Donald Trump’s rise to power completely honestly and objectively and not as a partisan Democratic hack, which I’m not anyway, but … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair: Rich Cohen: ‘Why Generation X Might Be Our Last, Best Hope’

Source:The Daily Review  “Demographics are destiny. We grew up in the world and mind of the baby-boomers simply because there were so many of them. They were the biggest, easiest, most free-spending market the planet had ever known. What they … Continue reading

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Rob Atsea: ‘NBC News Update With Jessica Savitch- Easter 1979’

Source:The New Democrat “Jessica Savitch anchors this Easter 1979 NBC News Update, which includes a promo for the game show “Whodunnit” From Rob Atsea Jessica Savitch, was NBC Nightly News’s weekend anchor in the late 1970s and early 1980s, before … Continue reading

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Remember This-C-SPAN’s BookNotes With Brain Lamb- David Brinkley: ‘From The New Deal to The Contract With America, From 1995’

    Source:The New Democrat  “David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 — June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997.” From Remember This You could say that David Brinkley saw … Continue reading

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Michaels Backporch: NBC Nightly News- Charles Manson Family Trial 1970-71

I couldn’t dream up a stranger trial than the Manson Family trial of the 1970s. It’s not just that you had so-called Hippies involved, except for Charlie Manson who was label all to himself. He was just purely anti-establishment to … Continue reading

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NBC News: NBC Nightly News’s Don Harris- Howard Jarvis, Jerry Brown & the 1978 Elections

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat  The mid and late 1970s was a very rough time for America economically and 1978 is a perfect example of that and with California being the largest state in the … Continue reading

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Na Radio Asami: Video: NBC Nightly News With John Chancellor and David Brinkley From 1978: Early Days of The Onion News Network?

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Some of these stories sounded like the could’ve been written by The Onion. Like the anti-busing advocate in Boston losing her City Council seat. Politicians collecting public assistance. … Continue reading

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Bret G 78: Video: NBC News: Nightly News-12/02/69: Hippie Cult Arrested

NBC News: Nightly News-12/02/69: Hippie Cult Arrested – YouTube. As it turned out even though some of the members of the Manson Family were hippies at least at the time. Before they grew up, this was really a crime family … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: NBC News- Huntley Brinkley Report: Outtakes From An Interview With President John F. Kennedy

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press: David Von Pein: NBC News- Huntley Brinkley Report: Outtakes From An Interview With President John F. Kennedy President Kennedy, getting a rare opportunity at a retake of an interview that … Continue reading

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Drew David: Jessica Savitch Intimate Portrait: The Queen of Nightly News

Source: Drew David: Jessica Savitch Intimate Portrait: The Queen of Nightly News Jessica Savitch before she tragically died in 1983, was the weekend anchor of NBC Nightly News. Only behind Tom Brokaw at NBC News as far as their anchors … Continue reading

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