Tag Archives: The 1970s

New York Magazine: Opinion- Ed Kilgore: ‘George McGovern Didn’t Lose in 1972 by Going Too Far Left. Neither Will 2020 Democrats’

Source:The New Democrat  “One of the most persistent arguments surrounding the 2020 presidential contest is that Democrats are heading “off the deep end” on a left-wing ideological bender that will mean disaster in the general election. The warning is very … Continue reading

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Warner Brothers: The Getaway 1972- Starring Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw

Source:The New Democrat  “The Getaway, an Appreciation – Criminal Element Criminal Element The Getaway (1972)” “Steve McQueen (The Great Escape) and Ali MacGraw (Love Story) are at their finest as husband and wife thieves on the run in this classic … Continue reading

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Eileen Prose: The Good Day Show- Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden: In 1979?

Source:The New Democrat  “She stars with Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen in the Netflix original series Grace and Frankie, which premiered in 2015. Jane is an actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model and fitness guru.” Source:Eileen Prose: … Continue reading

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NFL Films: Pittsburgh Steelers – ‘How a Revolutionary Scouting Philosophy Led To The Greatest Draft Ever!’

“Check out how the Pittsburgh Steelers engineered the greatest draft ever in 1974!” Source:NFL Films: ‘How A Revolutionary Scouting Philosophy Led To The Greatest Draft Ever!’ If you want to know what made the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers great which made … 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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Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In: Martha Mitchell- Isn’t Overstepping Cocktail Party

Source: The New Democrat I said this on my Google+ and Twitter pages last night, but could you imagine Martha Mitchell with a Twitter page back during Watergate? She was like a gossip columnist with inside accounts of what was … Continue reading

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