Tag Archives: The 1940s

Critical Past: Wendell Willkie- ‘Arrives in His Hometown And Formally Accepts The Republican Presidential Nomination’

Source:The New Democrat  “Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Wendell Willkie arrives in his home town and formally accepts the Republican Presidential nomination before the crowd. Wendell Willkie arrives in his home town after being nominated … Continue reading

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My Footage: Wendell Willkie- 1940 Republican National Convention Speech

Source:The New Democrat “This clip is available for licensing without time code and logo – To inquire about licensing email us at Myfootage@gmail.com or call us at (212) 620-3955 – Please Subscribe to our channel, as we are constantly adding … Continue reading

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CPH: David Levering Lewis- The Improbable Wendell Willkie

Source:The New Democrat “In the wake of one of the most tumultuous Republican conventions ever, the party of Lincoln nominated in 1940 a prominent businessman and former Democrat who could have saved America’s sclerotic political system. Although Wendell Lewis Willkie … Continue reading

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Dick Morris Reports: ‘How a Communist Almost Became President’- Little Dick Strikes Again!

Source: The New Democrat You can see why Dick Morris is the chief political analyst for The National Enquirer. Hard to imagine how someone could be more qualified to be the chief political analyst for The Enquirer, as Dick Morris. … Continue reading

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Dandelion Salad: Henry Wallace- Undoing The New Deal

Source: Dandelion Salad: Henry Wallace- Undoing The New Deal Vice President Henry Wallace, was President Franklin Roosevelt’s Vice President from 1941-45. This was the term that President Roosevelt moved left on economic policy while still being a strong anti-Communist and anti-Fascist … Continue reading

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Eyes on Cinema: The Michael Parkinson Show- John Wayne: On The Hollywood Blacklist, The American Way of Life & High Noon

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I sort of see John Wayne as the original 20th Century Tea Party leader and defender of what he and people who thought like him of American values and their American … Continue reading

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PBS: American Masters- None Without Sin: The Story of Arthur Miller & Elia Kazan

Source:The New Democrat Elia Kazan was looked down upon ( and I’m being nice ) because he was former Communist and member of Communist Party USA, who testified in 1952 in front of the so-called House Un-American Activities Committee, for … Continue reading

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