Tag Archives: The 1970s

The Manson Family Today: Good Morning America- Diane Sawyer’s 2002 Interview of Susan Atkins

  Source:The New Democrat  “Susan Atkins is terminally ill and dying of brain cancer and has only 6 months to live. This interview was done in 29002 but James whitehouse gives his first interview in mnay years. This was on … Continue reading

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Cavett Biter: The Dick Cavett Show- Bob Hope: Talks About Golf and Politicians, From 1972

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus As far as aging, again just a number and I know that sounds as clever as the glass is only half-empty or something, but that’s exactly what it is, … Continue reading

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Fatal Ish: NBA 1978-Los Angeles Lakers @ Washington Wizards: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Highlights

  Source:The New Democrat  “Quick highlights of KAJ vs Elvin Hayes and Wes Unseld’s Bullets. 05/04/1978.” From Fatal Ish Interesting video about Kareem, considering that the Bullets won this game and the Lakers lost. But the person who did the video … Continue reading

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Cavett Biter: The Dick Cavett Show- Raquel Welch: ‘Talks About Publicity People and Myra Breckinridge in 1970’

Source:The New Democrat “Raquel Welch bitches about publicity people. Add “&fmt=18″ for the high-resolution version. From THE DICK CAVETT SHOW. June 25, 1970.” From Cavett Biter I take it Raquel Welch wasn’t a fan of publicity people. Which is to me … Continue reading

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ABC: WKRP Turkey Drop Episode- Arthur Carlson: ‘As God As My Witness, I Thought Turkey’s Could Fly’

  Source: The New Democrat I don’t believe there has been a funnier episode in TV history and certainly not on WKRP. This is the episode that this show is known for that was a hit for I believe five seasons. … Continue reading

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Horror Ny Mphs: The Hillside Strangler (2004) Angelo Buono & Kenneth Bianchi

Source:The Daily Press  “In the end of the 70’s, the dysfunctional KENNETH BIANCHI lives with his mother and is obsessed to join the police force. When his application is refused, his mother sends him to Los Angeles to live with … Continue reading

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Cletus Hunnicutt: ‘1972 Year in Review’

  Source:The New Democrat “News highlights of 1972. Presented by the Longines Symphonette Society. “The news, the events, the personalities as they happened as you lived them.” Watergate Richard Nixon John Mitchell Lawrence O’Brien Washington Post Clark MacGregor McGovern Muskie … Continue reading

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William Shanley: Jimmy Carter Discusses His Presidency With William Shanley, February 1983

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not going to try to make the case that Jimmy Carter was a great president, or one of our best president’s, because he clearly wasn’t. I have a lot of … Continue reading

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Danielle Allen: ‘Equality in the Declaration of Independence’

Source:Amazon– Danielle Allen’s book about the Declaration of Independence. “The following text is excerpted from Our Declaration: A Reading of the ­Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2014) by Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the … Continue reading

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Tony Baretta: Myra Breckinridge 1970- Gore Vidal: Starring Raquel Welch

  Source:The New Democrat Myra Breckinridge may be the best movie that ever flopped at the box office.  It lost more than the 1962 New York Mets who lost something like 120 games that season.  I don’t believe the movie … Continue reading

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