To escape their truly wretched past, modern Democrats have adopted as an article of faith the bedtime story that, thanks to Tricky Dick Nixon’s “southern strategy,” the racists who had been the backbone of their party for the better part of a century suddenly switched to the GOP en masse some time around 1968, with the happy result that now all the racists are on the right. Presto — instant virtuousness and a clean slate! It’s a lie, of course.
The presidential election of 1968, the election was a wrenching national experience, conducted against a backdrop that included the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and subsequent race riots across the nation, the assassination of presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, widespread demonstrations against the Vietnam War across American university and college campuses, and violent confrontations between police and anti-war protesters at the 1968
Punishing the Past: Presidential Elections in Times of Crisis (1932, 1968, 2008)
An entertaining and important account of presidential elections where the winner of the popular vote lost or almost lost, focusing on the Constitutional Convention in 1787, disputed elections of 1876 and 2000, deadlocks of 1800 and 1824 and the close call during 1968. Mark Weston explains how electoral votes emerged as a compromise between free states and slave states, how they were inspired by unusual vote counting in ancient Rome, and how this system played out in 6 presidential…
Nixon Power Point Lecture Presentation and Speech Analysis (U.S. History)
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Mrs~~Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009) was a member of the Kennedy family,Eunice Kennedy Shriver was the founder in 1962 of Camp Shriver which started on her Maryland farm known as Timberlawn and, in 1968 evolved into the Special Olympics. Her husband, Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr., was United States Ambassador to France and the Democratic vice presidential candidate in the 1972 U.S. presidential election.❤❤❤❤❤❤❤ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eunice_Kennedy_Shriver