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“Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.”   —   Hubert Humphrey

(I guess you might call them The Three Ds of Democracy! 275 more words


UVA Center for Politics Screens 'Ball of Confusion: The 1968 Presidential Election' - Now Airing on PBS Stations

On the eve of Halloween, the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia hosted an advance screening of Ball of Confusion: The 1968 Presidential Election… 513 more words

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What if Robert Kennedy Had Not Been Assassinated in 1968?

One of the many unanswered questions in history focuses on the untapped political potential of Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General under his brother John F. Kennedy and later Senator from New York from 1965 until his assassination in 1968 shortly after winning the California Democratic primary. 530 more words

“Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.” -Hubert Humphrey


Is Hillary a Historically Bad Candidate? (Part Six)

September 10, 2015

Nearing the finish line.  This is the last grouping of candidates, those who did not get nominated and did not deserve to.  Some of the better of these would find an opening in future election cycles.   5,324 more words

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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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[VIDEO] Spiro Agnew is No Laughing Matter

Richard Nixon chose little-known Maryland governor Spiro Agnew as his running mate for his 1968 presidential bid. Democratic nominee Hubert Humphrey lampooned Agnew in this “Laughter” ad, created by… 14 more words