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Bill Daley Schools Face The Nation Panel On Today's Reality
Bill Daley had to take a moment on Face the Nation to remind the panel that yesterday's politics would lead today's politicians to impeach and/or indict the president. Read more...
A new report before the "official" report on poverty in the U.S. is released gives a heads-up on what we can expect to be revealed. Yes, poverty is on track to reach levels not since before Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty" in 1964. Peter Read more...
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says that the U.S. should be more like China and do away with Great Society programs like Medicare and Medicaid. At a debate with seven other Republican candidates in South Carolina Saturday Read more...
November 3, 1964 - America Votes.
News for this day in 1964 - America went to the polls to elect a President. Early returns via CBS News and early projections. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - LBJ Addresses Congress - March 1965.
Newstalgia Reference room with President Johnson's Address to Congress regarding Civil Rights from March 13, 1965. Read more...

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Rachel Maddow hits another one out of the ball park with her reporting on the GOP's resurrection of the Southern Strategy for the mid-term 2010 elections. What's astounding as she notes, is that they're not paying a price for it from the media. Time Read more...
[media id=9375] h/t Newstalgia The Nixon Library is a little miffed at the moment. It seems they don't care for the Watergate exhibit at the Natio Read more...
LBJ And The Great Society - January 1965
(LBJ in 1965 - Great plans, great ideas - eclipsed by Vietnam) (Until we get back to normal, Newstalgia is reposting a series of articles on the He Read more...
Campaign for Our Future's Rick Perlstein (and author of the soon-to-be* published Nixonland) went head to talking head with Bush speechwriter and ne Read more...
Thursday Funnies. Doris Goodwin Kearns was a guest on The Imus Show this morning and was putting the Roberts nomination and the Rove-Gate story in Read more...