Tag Archives: George McGovern

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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Victor D. Hanson: Rethinking Watergate

Source: Victor D. Hanson: Rethinking Watergate I look at Watergate now more than 45 years after the 1972 break in and almost 45 years after Congress starts to look into the the Watergate break in and the 1972 presidential election with … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Opinion- Thomas Knock: George McGovern, Vietnam & The Democratic Crackup

Source: The New Democrat There was a Democratic Party crackup in the 1960s and the debate is really when it happened. Pre-JFK assassination (which should be a clue for you) the Democratic Party was made up of Progressive cold warrior anti-Communists … Continue reading

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The Real News: Paul Jay Interviewing Peter Kuznick- Undoing The New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against Henry Wallace

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The division between in the Democratic Party between the Hillary Clinton, even though I don’t believe she’s that strong of a Democratic leader anymore, but her New Democratic Theodore Roosevelt progressive … Continue reading

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CKDTA: ABC News- Dark Days at The White House

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: CKDTA: ABC News- Dark Days at The White House ABC News, wasn’t number three on the network news battles back in the early 1970s. But they were buried in last … 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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Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978

Source: Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978 If I was growing up, or an adult in the 1960s and 1970s, I might consider if I had access to, going through that … Continue reading

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