Tag Archives: The 1970s

The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Christian Views on Abortion and Homosexuality’

Source:The New Democrat “Archbishop of Canterbury, Michael Ramsey debates with Jane Fonda over his stance on other beliefs and atheism, and discusses the laws surrounding homosexual relations and abortion. Date aired – March 13, 1970 – Jane Fonda, Peter Fonda, … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘The Best of Carl Reiner Guest Hosting’

Source:The New Democrat “With comedy legend Carl Reiner passing this week here’s a compilation of best moments from when he guest hosted the show back in 1971!” From The Dick Cavett Show I gotta be honest (not for a change) that … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Hugh Hefner Clashes With Feminists’

Source:The New Democrat “Hugh Hefner gets involved in a sexist debate with the Feminists of The Women’s Liberation movement as they discuss the oppression of Playboy Models. Date aired – 3/26/1970 – Hugh Hefner, Susan Brownmiller and Sally Kempton.” From The … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: Raquel Welch- ‘Discuses Myra Breckinridge & Homosexual Audiences’

Source:The New Democrat “Raquel Welch discusses her movie, Myra Breckinridge in which she plays the title role undergoing gender reassignment surgery.” From The Dick Cavett Show I’ve seen Myra Breckinridge maybe 20 times, certainly 10 times in the last ten years … Continue reading

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Bircan Golgecen: Happy Days- She Devils, 1979

Source: Action I was never a fan of the show Happy Days and I always thought it was pretty cheesy, except for Fonzi ( played by Henry Winkler ) and maybe that’s because the show takes place in 1950s Midwest … Continue reading

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ABC News: 20/20- First Episode: 6/06/1978

Source: The New Democrat As the lead in to this video said ABC News, was a small player if not joke in the network news business in the 1970s. They basically remained that way until the Iran Hostage Crisis in … Continue reading

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Active News: ABC World News Tonight, July 10, 1978: The Soviet Union Making Trouble

Source: Active News: ABC World News Tonight, July 10, 1978: The Soviet Union Making Trouble The thing that people need to know about Marxist states which is exactly what the Soviet Union of Russia was for over seventy-years before the … Continue reading

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President Jimmy Carter: ‘One Ounce: Proposing Marijuana Decriminalization in 1977’

Source:The New Democrat  President Jimmy Carter: “I support a change in law to end federal criminal penalties for possession of up to 1 ounce of Marijuana. Leaving the states free to adopt whatever laws they wish concerning Marijuana.” – Jimmy … Continue reading

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The National Journal: Opinion- Peter Beinart- The Cost of Disowning Jimmy Carter

Source: The New Democrat Jimmy Carter, is one of those president’s who looks a lot better 30 years later than he did, really at anytime he was in office. By late 1977, President Carter’s approval rating was dropping he never gained … Continue reading

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Alan Eichler: Merv Griffin Show- Diana Dors in 1979

Source:The New Democrat  “Diana Dors–1979 TV Interview, Ann Miller, Lorenzo Lamas, Lesley-Anne Down” From Alan Eichler I love it when Diana Dors, first comes to America. Just wish she spent more time here and did more here, because she would’ve had … Continue reading

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