Tag Archives: Vietnam War

ACLU: A Supreme Court Fight For Students Free Speech Rights- The Story of John and Mary Beth Tinker

Source:The New Democrat If you look at American political culture from the 1960s and 70s, they have a lot of things in common with the Millennial’s today in the sense that they both have serious leanings on the Left ( … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Alex Cherian- Jayne Mansfield: on Visiting U.S. Troops in Vietnam in 1967

Source: The New Democrat “Archivist Alex Cherian presents a highly emotional 1967 film clip of actress Jayne Mansfield returning home from a goodwill tour of U.S. troops in South Vietnam. Clip is copyright Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc. Special thanks … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson: Remarks on Decision to Not Seek Reelection in 1968

When President Lyndon Johnson decided not to run for reelection in March of 1968, the United States was very divided, but they were united around the fact that they didn’t like Lyndon Johnson as their President. His approval rating was … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Six Presidents Make The Case For Foreign Intervention

America has a history of intervening on wars in other countries and making mistakes there. Like in Korea in the 1950s and Vietnam in the 1960s and the 2003 War in Iraq. Which makes it harder for American presidents to … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: NBC News- Huntley Brinkley Report: Outtakes From An Interview With President John F. Kennedy

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press President Kennedy, getting a rare opportunity at a retake of an interview that he had before. David Brinkley and Chet Huntley, interviewing President Kennedy about Vietnam. Which of course in … Continue reading

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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy: CBS Evening News- Walter Cronkite’s Interview of President Kennedy, September 2nd, 1963

This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press In September, 1963, CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite sat down with President Jack Kennedy and interviewed him up in Massachusetts. To talk about the issues he was dealing with. Jack Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Bob Parker: CBS News 1968- A Year That Changed America

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Press on Blogger I think one thing that separates America and makes us stronger than anyone else is that we can go through a year like 1968 and get through it … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: John Kerry- ‘How do You Ask The Last Man to Die For a Mistake’

Source:The Film Archives– U.S. Naval Lieutenant John F. Kerry, testifying in front of Congress in 1971, about the Vietnam War. Source:FRS FreeState “John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Q&A With Brian Lamb- Mick Caouette on Hubert Humphrey: ‘The Art of The Possible’

Source:CSPAN– Brian Lamb, interviewing Mick Caoette about his documentary about Hubert H. Humphrey. Source:FRS FreeState  “Film producer Mick Caouette speaks to Q&A about his documentary, “Hubert H. Humphrey: The Art of the Possible.” Program from Sunday, February 6, 2011.” From CSPAN … Continue reading

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Passionate Patriots: ‘1968 DNC Nightmare in Chicago’

Source:Passionate Patriots– A look at Mayor Richard Daley’s Chicago. Source:FRS FreeState “Chaos before Hubert Humphrey’s nomination sets the modern standard for a harmful convention.” From Passionate Patriots Source:TIME Magazine– chaos in Dick Daley’s Chicago. The Democratic Party cost themselves the presidential … Continue reading

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