Newstalgia Reference Room with a radio address from 1948 Presidential candidate of the Progressive Party ticket, Henry Wallace. He discusses the state of Big Business and Big Oil in influencing government policy and how the blame is equally shared with Democrats as well as Republicans. Address from July 29, 1948.
News for February 6, 1948 - Dixiecrats call to bolt the party over Truman's Civil Rights legislation. Food prices drop offering a sign the economy is on the mend. Snowstorm disrupts last day of Winter Olympics. Rent Control Bill on hold and elections in Ireland cast doubt for Eamon de Valera's government.
"I said WHAT??" I suppose it should come as no surprise to anyone the adage "Leopards don't change their spots" has nothing to do with politics. However, in the case of Ronald Reagan, it would seem (at least in the eyes of his fervent supporters
A "Get Out The Vote" radio program from October 29, 1948 featuring members of The League Of Women Voters discussing the importance of voting in the upcoming election.
Newstalgia Reference Room - delivering his third of seven addresses on the current state of the country, Progressive Party Candidate Henry Wallace discusses Inflation and what can be done about it. September 27, 1948.
(Helen Gahagan Douglas - coined the phrase "Tricky Dick" in referring to Nixon) [media id=17779] [gordon-donate] (sorry, I gotta do it) Helen
(Governor Alfred E. Driscoll (R) - His legacy: The New Jersey Turnpike) The world of politics seems to be one endless procession of bright lights,
(Republican angst - hand wringing is timeless) As the election returns poured in proclaiming Harry Truman the surprise winner in 1948 (much to the
via OW Glenn Reynolds says that Ted Kennedy demanding a coherent exit strategy from Iraq is the same as Strom Thurmond being pro-segregation. The ques