"Where are the Barry Goldwaters and the Hugh Scotts from a long-gone era who went to the White House to tell Richard Nixon that he had to go?" the MSNBC regular asked.
Sorry James Comey, but William Barr didn't need to spend time with Donald Trump to become who he is now.
Rachel Maddow tracked down Bill Bogert, who made an ad against Barry Goldwater in 1964.
It's important people know the truth about the political history that created an environment for Donald Trump and the racism we're seeing to thrive. Hopefully acknowledging that the GOP made a calculated decision to exploit the racial tensions in this country will be an important step toward correcting the problem. This country is better when we're all on the same team anyway:)
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and author Ian Haney López take the viewers through the GOP's long history of using racist dog whistles to get people to vote against their own economic interests.
I'm not sure what part of the Goldwater rule faux shrink and Fox News commentator Keith Ablow doesn't understand, but if he can't even get this right, why should anyone trust his analysis? The Goldwater rule is part of the ethical standards
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Sunday pointed to the roots of Southern strategy of the late 1960s -- which appealed to racism in the South -- as an example of how the Republican Party should reform itself after President Barack Obama won
This may be the spookiest political ad ever: Chuck Norris, along with his wife Gena, have offered a dire warning to America, claiming that Americans face "socialism," (*Gasp!*) or something worse," and "1,000 years of darkness" if
Politics Past - An episode of Meet The Press, first broadcast on June 7, 1964 featuring the 1964 Republican Governor's Conference, held in Cleveland Ohio. Interviewed are Kansas Governor John Anderson and Ohio Governor James Rhodes.
May 15, 1964 - 1964 Presidential Primary season. Ambassador to Saigon and GOP Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge expected to win Oregon Primary, chances good in California. Senate GOP pledges to keep the Bobby Baker Scandal probe alive. Michigan Politics - Gov. George Romney and Attorney General Frank Kelly clash on Legislative Reapportionment issue. South Vietnam - 51 S. Vietnamese troops killed in ambush by Vietcong. LBJ and Robert McNamara hold talks on Vietnam situation. Civil Right leader Bayard Rustin pledges 50,000 to protest upcoming Democratic Convention in Atlantic City.
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