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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Constitution Daily: Olivia Fitzpatrick- ‘Vice Presidential Profile Henry Wallace’: The Father of American Democratic Socialism

Source: The New Democrat “Scott Wallace: Henry A. Wallace was for the ‘common man’ and against the cold war.” From Real News Network Henry Wallace, is a very important figure in American politics as well as government and I believe in … Continue reading

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Slate: Karina Longworth- ‘The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question’

Source:The Daily Review  “The hearings on what the House Un-American Activities Committee called “the communist infiltration of the motion-picture industry” began on Oct. 20, 1947. At the insistence of lawyers representing the 19 “unfriendly” witnesses brought before the committee, the … Continue reading

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History Comes to Life: Wendell Willkie- A Classical Liberal

Source: History Comes to Life: Wendel Willkie 1892-1944 When you hear the term classical liberal, it’s generally used to talk about Libertarians today. Even though Libertarians are right-wing, center-right depending on what type of Libertarian they are. And Liberals are left-wing, … Continue reading

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Bob Parker-ABC News 45-85: Post-World War II

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Press Plus It would be another thirty-years until I was born when World War II was officially over in 1945. So it’s not like I can talk about post-World War II America … Continue reading

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FDR Library: Franklin D. Roosevelt- The New Deal

“Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Pulitzer Prize winning historian David M. Kennedy for a discussion of what is to be learned from The Great Depression. Professor Kennedy, author of Freedom From Fear, The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945, … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: The Contenders- Wendell Willkie: Wendell Willkie For President (1940)

“C-SPAN continues its series “The Contenders” LIVE on Friday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET with Wendell Willkie. In this clip, Presidential Historian Richard Norton Smith, Goucher College History Professor Jean Baker and Washington Editor of Real Clear Politics Carl … Continue reading

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BJ82: Wendell Willkie 1940 Presidential Campaign- Explaining Liberalism

Source: BJ82: Wendell Willkie 1940 Presidential Campaign Wendell Willkie in about three minutes and that’s it and all the time he needed. Did what Michael Dukakis in an entire Presidential-campaign in 1988 or John Kerry in an entire. Presidential-campaign in 2004 … Continue reading

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