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 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 it’s not perfect timing, you can see … 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 I think Jeff Guinn the author of this book about Reverend Jim Jones and Jonestown makes a good point about how the 1960s relates to Jim Jones’s movement and what became Jonestown. I would just add … Continue reading

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

Source: Alfred Hitch Blog: Vertigo 1958- ‘I Need You To Be Madeline For a While’ I saw North by Northwest for like the 200th time last night ( not that I’ve been counting ) because it’s my favorite movie and I … Continue reading

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