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鄭 nation has prestige according to its merits. America's contribution to world civilization must be more than a continuous performance demonstration that we can police the planet."
Eugene McCarthy, The Limits of Power (1967)
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Eugene McCarthy had already launched a presidential campaign the previous fall based on ending the war. Without discounting the persuasiveness of these arguments, scholar Vaughn Davis Bornet offers a different interpretation in an article, "The Real Reason LBJ Didn't Run for Re-Election in 1968.".
(NMAAHC, gift of Vincent DeForest). On May 7, Kennedy won the Indiana primary. Three weeks later, he lost Oregon to U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota, and on June 4, he triumphed again in California and South Dakota. After RFK's early-morning victory speech in Los Angeles, Sirhan ... Martin Luther King

The big story in politics at the time, Brokaw recalled, was Kennedy versus Eugene McCarthy for the Democratic presidient nomination, especially after President Lyndon Johnson on March 31 announced he would not seek a second presidential term. The nomination would eventually go to Vice ...
It was on March 12, 1968, that McCarthy ran a strong second-place finish behind President Lyndon Johnson in the New Hampshire Democratic Primary. The result had a strong political effect. Bobby Kennedy declared his candidacy four days later and Johnson, rocked by the close result in the ...
Emboldened by one of the finest grassroots campaign in our country's history, Eugene McCarthy, Minnesota's senior U.S. senator at the time and better known as Gene, nearly defeated incumbent President Lyndon Johnson in the March 12 New Hampshire primary. Johnson received 49 percent of the ...
And on March 12, 1968, it all came crashing down, thanks to a Minnesotan. Sen. Eugene McCarthy scored 42 percent of the vote in the New Hampshire primary that day, a shocking result that pierced the illusion of Johnson's omnipotence. The Texas political giant left the presidential race by the end of ...
Fifty years ago next week, Senator Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota scored a near-upset in New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary, setting in motion Lyndon Johnson's announcement, three weeks later, that he would "not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term ...
Eugene McCarthy came within 230 votes of defeating Johnson in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. Four days later, Sen. Robert Kennedy, younger brother of the slain president, announced that he too would challenge the incumbent. At the end of the month, a weary Johnson delivered a long,テδづつ...
As Eugene McCarthy showed in 1968 or Bernie Sanders showed again in 2016, it is possible to conduct effective outsider and insurgent politics within the two parties. But effective politics is only possible within the two parties. Anything else is a temper tantrum. Two-party dominance of the electoral processテδづつ...
I supported Eugene McCarthy for president when I was a teenager. McCarthy was an ultra-liberal who opposed Vice President Hubert Humphrey for the Democrat Party nomination for president in 1968. McCarthy supported abortion, feminism and hated our military. He was so far to the political left, that aテδづつ...
On March 31, Johnson—facing strong opposition from anti-war candidates Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy—announced he would not seek re-election that year. Meanwhile, the Smothers brothers continued to find themselves in trouble with CBS. In the 1968-1969 season premiere, the networkテδづつ...
If Mr. Berschinski believes that there is something the matter with criticising the military, let him start with George McGovern and Eugene McCarthy. FriendlyGoat. You would think we might have a Congress, even a Republican Congress, pointing out that no money has ever been appropriated for the CIC toテδづつ...
Martin Luther King Jr. was preparing to begin several marches that would highlight the poverty of black America. And politicians in his own Democratic Party, such as Minnesota Sen. Eugene McCarthy and, later former Attorney General Robert Kennedy, were making noises about challenging him for theテδづつ...
Share? Posted: Saturday, February 3, 2018 12:34 am. Letter writer had wrong McCarthy. To The Sun: In a Jan. 27 Public Mind, Richard Sengphiel of Lawrence claims to remember when Sen. Eugene McCarthy of Wisconsin was destroying careers while rooting out non-existent communists in the 1950s.

Hard Time Party: An interesting party was given at the home of the Wall family at 411 Market St. It was a Hard Time Party where there was not a chair in sight and everyone sat on the floor. Ragged coats and trousers, worn-out boots, dresses and bonnets of a forgotten generation made up the costumes.
When he was 16, Ingenhousz finished at the Latin school in Breda and began to study medicine at the University of Leuven in Belgium, according to a biography by Eugene McCarthy. He completed his medical degree in 1753 and then studied science for two more years at the University of Leiden, in theテつ...
Undated black and white courtesy photo of Lawrence "Larry" O'Shaughnessy, a Lawrence O'Shaughnessy receives an honorary doctorate from St. Thomas in 1996. (Courtesy of the University of St. Thomas). U.S. Sen. Eugene McCarthy put forward his name to become ambassador to Ireland in the 1960s.
"It will certainly mean a lot of eyes on Minnesota, and a lot of dollars spent here," said Matt Lindstrom, a political science professor at St. John's University, and the director of the school's Eugene McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement. The winner of that special election would then fill theテつ...
Eugene McCarthy put forward his name to become ambassador to Ireland in the 1960s. O'Shaughnessy declined the position, Rogers said, because his wife was ill at the time. The institute chose to move to New Jersey but without O'Shaughnessy's support. He instead financially supported the founding ofテつ...
Alongside the activists, a growing number of establishment Democrats, including Senators Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy, at last joined McGovern in openly opposing the war. In April 1967 these developments moved Johnson to call Gen. William Westmoreland home to assure Americans thereテつ...
The hysteria wrought by the perceived threat of communism during the early stages of the Cold War —the Red Scare — promulgated by Senator Eugene McCarthy (D-Minn.) damaged our country immeasurably, and turned neighbor on neighbor. But we have the luxury of 20/20 hindsight. Again, are we toテつ...
Eugene McCarthy in Chicago to ask him to run a full slate of delegates in Ohio for the Democratic presidential convention. Girard school crossing guard Tony Tritto, 80, suffers a fatal heart attack after a child, Elizabeth Nitzski, was struck at his intersection. The child was treated for multiple bruises. Plans forテつ...
And in many ways, it was an announcement by Minnesota's senior U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy 50 years ago this week that served as the opening act ... Lindstrom, a political science professor at St. John's and the director of the school's Eugene McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement.
That has to be unsettling for a lawmaker whose resume includes the Eugene McCarthy campaign of 1968 and a stint working for Sen. Walter F.
That has to be unsettling for a lawmaker whose resume includes the Eugene McCarthy campaign of 1968 and a stint working for Sen. Walter F.
Eugene McCarthy won the Democratic primary in Wisconsin with 56 percent ... Eugene McCarthy, or for a sizable crossover to the Republicans.
... the party was in the post-1968 period after Hubert Humphrey won the nomination over George McGovern and Eugene McCarthy. By this timeテつ...
Brian Baird used to hit the road as a six-term congressman from southwestern Washington, holding hundreds of town meetings, until his lastテつ...
Associated Press Sen. Eugene McCarthy, D-Minn., spoke at a Los Angeles rally in May 1968. He emerges as the hero of “Playing With Fire.”.
She talks of Eugene McCarthy and his accusations that several members of Congress were communist traitors. Actually, Joseph McCarthy wasテつ...
... the peace campaigns of both Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson's decision not to seek another term as President.
Eugene McCarthy's failed presidential bid in 1968. It was the start of many Senate and presidential campaigns in the '70s and '80s. In 1981テつ...
In the '60s, progressive senators like Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy and Walter Mondale continued making sure that Minnesota wasテつ...
In the current issue of New York, David Marchese talks to Jimmy Kimmel about the late-night host's recent emergence as a Cronkite for theテつ...
J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota and George S. McGovern of South Dakota against Lyndon B. Johnson,テつ...
He came of age alongside young Midwestern social-gospel progressives, including Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy and Walter Mondale.
So was John Kerry; so were Dr. Spock, Eugene McCarthy, Martin Luther King, and, ultimately, Robert Kennedy. Another disclosure: I thoughtテつ...
... McCarthy's documentary about her uncle, Eugene McCarthy, the prestigious Minnesota senator and anti-war presidential candidate in 1968.
Two progressive anti-war senators, Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy, took the lion's share of the remaining primary votes (with Kennedyテつ...
Two progressive anti-war senators, Eugene McCarthy and Robert Kennedy, took the lion's share of the remaining primary votes (with Kennedyテつ...
... war and helped organize a committee in the city to support the candidacy of Eugene McCarthy for the Democratic nomination for president.
During the 1968 presidential election, Lord acted as liaison between the rival campaigns of his friends Humphrey and Eugene McCarthy.
Eugene McCarthy, D-Minn., who challenged Johnson for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination and eventually forced him from the race,テつ...
Eugene McCarthy, D-Minnesota, who challenged Johnson for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination and eventually forced him from theテつ...
Eugene McCarthy (D-MN), who challenged Johnson for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination and eventually forced him from the race,テつ...
Eugene McCarthy, a former trustee of Williston Park and a longtime coach, died on Sept. 15. He was 69. McCarthy died after a five-year battleテつ...
No reporter wrote about Democratic presidential candidate Eugene McCarthy's rumored affairs in 1968 either. After the campaign, McCarthy and his wife Abigail separated. “Many presidential campaigns had such rumors, but in those days, the unwritten rule of the news media was that those stories wereテつ...


 

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