Tag Archives: Richard Nixon

Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In: Martha Mitchell- Isn’t Overstepping Cocktail Party

Source:The New Democrat  “Hosted by Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, this ground-breaking variety show was a fast moving barrage of jokes, one-liners, running skits, musical numbers and made fun of the social and political issues of the late 1960s and … Continue reading

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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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Tim Gracyk: President Richard Nixon’s- Emotional, Historic, Powerful Farewell Speech: August, 9th 1974

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal note first and then I’ll get into President Nixon’s farewell speech here. I was I guess bored last night and trying to take a break from the news even as a news … Continue reading

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Charlemagne Dumdum Calotes: Race For The White House- Richard Nixon vs John Kennedy 1960

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat 1960 between Richard Nixon and John Kennedy, was one of the last presidential elections in America that was about ideas, vision, experience, and qualifications. Instead of having two unlikable candidates … Continue reading

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Victor D. Hanson: ‘Rethinking Watergate’

Source:Hoover Institution– where the Watergate scandal all started. “The Watergate break-in is now 45 years old. The scandal is as distant from our own time as it was once from 1928. The median age of Americans is about 38 years … Continue reading

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Richard Nixon Foundation: Pat Buchanan- 1968: The Year The Silent Majority Was Born

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe you have to understand the 1960s and 1967-68 especially to understand the great political comeback of Richard Nixon and the rebirth of the Republican Party. Once you know … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Thomas Knock: ‘George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup’

Source:The New Democrat From The New York Times “(28 Oct 1972) Democratic Presidential candidate Senator George McGovern makes speech in LA” Source:AP Archive– U.S. Senator and 1972 Democratic Party nominee for President George McGovern, speaking in Los Angeles, California, in 1972. … Continue reading

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ABC News: ‘Dark Days at The White House’

“Part of the ABC News Great TV News Stories series. From the VHS Tape – “The story of the President at the center of the Watergate Maelstrom, his near impeachment, his last dark days at the White House, and his … Continue reading

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PBS: ‘Summer of Judgment: The Watergate Hearings’

Source:PBS– The Summer of Judgement (1983) Source:The New Democrat  “Produced by WETA, Washington DC, and aired on PBS in 1983, the second of the Summer of Judgment series reflects on the events surrounding the Watergate Affair during the summer of … Continue reading

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Josh Burdick: CBS News Special on Watergate, June 1992

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Josh Burdick: CBS News Special on Watergate, June 1992 The story of Watergate is so tragic. This idea that President Richard Nixon would be worried about losing the presidency to … Continue reading

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