Tag Archives: The 1970s

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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Tim Gracyk: President Richard Nixon’s- Emotional, Historic, Powerful Farewell Speech: August, 9th 1974

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal note first and then I’ll get into President Nixon’s farewell speech here. I was I guess bored last night and trying to take a break from the news even as a news … 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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Storm: Dallas- J.R. Ewing’s Best Quotes: Featuring Larry Hagman

Source: The New Democrat Plus Have you ever met a wiseass, perhaps asshole even in the jerk sense and not someone who consistently speaks, out of their rear let’s say, but who just isn’t a nice person who has a real … Continue reading

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Firing Line With William F. Buckley Jr: The Equal Rights Amendment- Phyllis Schlafly Debates Ann Scott in 1973

Source: The New Democrat My issues with the Equal Rights Amendment is that everything that so-called feminists who are really radical feminists, but people who view women as superior to men, what they want with the ERA is already in … Continue reading

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Marmar: Jane Fonda- 1976 Interview

Source: The New Democrat You can’t sum Jane Fonda up as a Hollywood actress or a left-wing ( to be kind ) political activist. She’s both of those things. She’s one of the best actresses of her generation at least … Continue reading

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