Tag Archives: San Francisco

Andy Snowslayer: Magnum Force 1973- ‘Excuse Me Captain: Can You Fly’: Clint Eastwood Stars

Source:The New Democrat “One of my favorite scenes and lines from the Dirty Harry series. To capture hijackers, Dirty Harry poses as an airline pilot. As the jet taxi, the confounded copilot says, “Excuse me captain, can you fly?” From Andy … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: ‘1960s Conservative Describes An America Many See Today’

Source:The New Democrat  “Of course the speaker is the 1964 Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. I collected these speeches back then because I was developing ideas for my 6 part television series, Making Sense of the Sixties. Barry Goldwater was … Continue reading

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New York Daily News: Nelson Rockefeller- ‘On The Future of The Republican Party: 1964 GOP Convention’

Source:The New Democrat  “Nelson Rockefeller, who died on January 26, 2017 spoke passionately about his concern for the future of Republican Party at 1964 GOP Convention.” Source:New York Daily News: Nelson Rockefeller- ‘On The Future of The Republican Party: ‘1964 … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: U.S. Representative Jackie Speier- Surviving Jonestown

Source:The New Democrat Almost 30 years before Jackie Speier was elected to the U.S. House herself and elected to the seat that her former boss Representative Leo Ryan represented in the San Francisco area, she was one of Representative Ryan’s … Continue reading

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Biographics: Simon Whistler- Jim Jones Biography: ‘Progressive to Predator’

Source:The New Democrat  “Jim Jones Biography: Progressive to Predator” From Biographics Seeing this video and today’s blog post is perfect timing, because Sundance will be showing a documentary about Reverend Jim Jones this weekend which will be a two-night event. If … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Jeff Guinn- Jim Jones: ‘The Most Complete Picture To Date Of This Tragedy’

Source:The New Democrat “Jim Jones: The Most Complete Picture to Date of This Tragic Saga.” From The Film Archives I think Jeff Guinn the author of this book about Reverend Jim Jones and Jonestown makes a good point about how the … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitch Blog: Wemisse- Vertigo (1958) ‘I Need You To Be Madeline For a While’

“(My analysis of Vertigo will be divided into two parts.) In 1956 Paramount purchased two books as potential Alfred Hitchcock projects: Flamingo Feather, and D’entre Les Morts (From Among the Dead). He was planning to make Flamingo Feather first; it … Continue reading

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Paramount Pictures: Where Love Has Gone 1964: What Happens to a Family When They Lose Their Love

Source: Paramount Pictures: Where Love Has Gone 1964: What Happens to a Family When They Lose Their Love I haven’t thought about this, until I just read it, but if you’re familiar with the great Lana Turner, (as an actress … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Club: Charles Murray- ‘Rebuilding Liberty’

“Charles Murray, W.H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Author, By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission.” From the Commonwealth Club Charles Murray, at least in the first fifteen minutes of his presentation here, concentrates on what he calls over regulations. And … Continue reading

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CBS: Alfred Hitchcock Hour- Captive Audience (1962): James Mason & Angie Dickinson Star

“A mystery novelist sends a series of weird audiotapes to his publisher. On the first tape, the author boasts that the publisher won’t be able to discern if the story he narrates is the history of an imminent murder – … Continue reading

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