IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- NOVEMBER 5, 1968- SHIRLEY CHISHOLM BECOMES FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN ELECTED TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS

  It was fifty years ago today- November 5, 1968- with all the attention on the presidential election- one of the main side stories on this election Tuesday was the […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY–NOVEMBER 5, 1968 –RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

  It was fifty years ago today- Tuesday November 5th- Election Day in the United States. The Republican nominee for President Richard Milhous Nixon was elected President of the United […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 31, 1968 – PRESIDENT JOHNSON ANNOUNCES END OF BOMBING OF NORTH VIETNAM/ HUMPHREY RISING IN THE POLLS

It was fifty years ago today- October 31, 1968- President Lyndon Johnson- in curious timing just 5 days before the Presidential Election- announced that due to progress in the Paris […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 16, 1968- THE CONTROVERSIAL CARLOS- SMITH HUMAN RIGHTS SALUTE ON THE OLYMPIC PODIUM AFTER 200 METRE FINAL

  It was fifty years ago today- October 16, 1968- one of the moments that the 1968 Mexico City Games is best remembered for- and its most controversial moment. In […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- SEPTEMBER 25, 1968– DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE HUBERT HUMPHREY PROPOSES PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

It was fifty years ago today- the Democratic nominee for President of the United States Hubert Humphrey proposed a series of three debates with Republican¬† Richard Milhous Nixon and American […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- SEPTEMBER 16, 1968- ”SOCK IT TO ME”- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON APPEARS ON “LAUGH-IN”

It was fifty years ago today- September 16, 1968- the Republican nominee for President RIchard Milhous Nixon against the advice of his advisors- appeared for a brief cameo on the […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- SEPTEMBER 10, 1968- HENRY KISSINGER BEGINS HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON

  It was fifty years ago today- September 10, 1968- a Harvard Professor named Henry Kissinger- an expert on foreign policy- began his relationship with then Republican Presidential nominee Richard […]

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