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KATRINA AND THE WAVES

August 29 in history:

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th, 2005, leading to massive flooding in New Orleans when many levees on the Mississippi were breached.   153 more words

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Mike Gardner: Video: CBS Evening News: Ohio 1972 Presidential Democratic Primary

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

The Democratic Party didn’t have a traditional frontrunner for president in 1972. They were out of the White House and even though Hubert Humphrey who was their nominee for president in 1968 was still running for president the Democratic Party was very divided between the progressive establishment that then in 1972 Senator Humphrey came from, the New Left in the party that I least call the McGovernites led by Senator George McGovern and the George Wallace Dixiecrats.

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Mike Gardner: Video: CBS Evening News: Ohio 1972 Presidential Democratic Primary

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

The Democratic Party didn’t have a traditional frontrunner for president in 1972. They were out of the White House and even though Hubert Humphrey who was their nominee for president in 1968 was still running for president the Democratic Party was very divided between the progressive establishment that then in 1972 Senator Humphrey came from, the New Left in the party that I least call the McGovernites led by Senator George McGovern and the George Wallace Dixiecrats.

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My Prank on Senator Hubert Humphrey

Forty Five years ago today, shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts returned from the moon, then President Nixon had a state dinner honoring them at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. 383 more words

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A Liberal Nod to Richard M. Nixon

Here’s to the government of Richard Nixon
In the swamp of their bureaucracy they’re always boggin’ down
And criminals are posing as advisors to the crown…
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NIXON'S "TREASON"

The Heinous Crime Behind Watergate

Exclusive: The mainstream media’s big takeaway from Richard Nixon’s Watergate resignation is that “the cover-up is always worse than the crime.” But that’s because few understand the crime behind Watergate, Nixon’s frantic search for a file on his 1968 subversion of Vietnam peace talks, reports Robert Parry. 435 more words

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Remembering 1968

I came to the University of Texas as a freshman in 1968, a very turbulent year in American history.  The Texas History Museum is currently showing an exhibit about that year.   568 more words

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