Tag Archives: Democrat history 1990s

“Democrats’ History”

Road to the White House

“JFK’s 1960 Campaign”

Primaries & Fall Election

The historic campaign,
with city-by-city itinerary
— and lots of photos.

1960 Campaign History

“Mailer on Kennedy”

Taschen Book: 2014

“Superman” in the 1960
presidential campaign,
by Mailer & Taschen.

Democrats & Culture

“FDR & Vanity Fair”


Magazine cover art &
stories feature FDR
& New Deal programs.

Democrat Campaigns

“1968 Presidential Race”

Celebrity Democrats

Paul Newman & friends
jump into the political
fray of 1968.

Music for Democrats

“I Won’t Back Down”


Tom Petty’s “fighter’s
song” is a favorite
among Democrats


Bill Bradley


He rose to the U.S. Senate
& Presidential politics from
his basketball values.

RFK History

“1968 Presidential Race”


Story includes RFK
bid for nomination &
June 1968 assassination.

RFK History

“RFK in Brooklyn”


Robert F. Kennedy gave
hope to urban poor of

Video Clip

“Daisy Girl Ad”


LBJ’s TV ad of 1964
campaign began use of
negative campaign ads.

Daisy Girl Story

“LBJ’s Atomic Ad”


‘Daisy Girl’ TV ad story,
its controversy, and
Goldwater’s reaction.


“Linda & Jerry”

Celebrity Politics

The lives of Jerry Brown
and Linda Ronstadt
during 1971-1983.

Obama Celebrities

“Barack & Bruce”


Bruce Springsteen & other
celebrities helped President Obama win re-election.

Campaign Ad History

“Endorsing Jimmy Carter”

Mary Tyler Moore: 1980

TV star gives a strong
womens’ pitch for
re-electing Jimmy Carter.

First Lady Democrat

“Jackie & The Twist”


Jackie Kennedy helped
bring the new dance to
White House & nation.

Democrats at Work

“The Kefauver Hearings”


Televised Senate hearings
brought Mafia figures
into American homes.

Musician & Democrat



John Hall, of rock
group Orleans, served
2 terms in Congress.

Commemorating JFK

“JFK’s Texas Statue”

Ft. Worth: 2012

A Texas tribute site
honors a memorable visit
on a fateful day.

Commemorating RFK

“RFK in Brooklyn”


A Robert F. Kennedy
memorial & 1960s history
on Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Celebrity Politics

“The Jack Pack”

Pt.1: 1958-60

Frank Sinatra’s “Rat Pack”
cavort with & campaign for
JFK in his White House bid.

Celebrity Politics

“The Jack Pack”

Pt. 2: 1961-64

Good times JFK Inaugural
is followed by some falling
out and tragic endings.

Books By Democrats

“Profiles in Courage”


The best-selling book that
helped give Jack Kennedy
national notice.

Road to the White House

“JFK’s Early Campaign”


After a brush with 1956
V.P. slot, JFK sets sights
on 1960 presidential run.

Road to the White House

“JFK’s Early Campaign”


As JFK wins big in U.S.
Senate re-election, he also
campaigns nationally.

Road to the White House

“JFK’s Early Campaign”


In the 3rd year of his
“unofficial campaign,”
JFK is front-runner.

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Date Posted: 26 July 2016
Last Update: 27 July 2016
Comments to: jdoyle@pophistorydig.com

Article Citation:
Jack Doyle, “Democrats’ History: 1930s-2010s”
(topics page), PopHistoryDig.com, July 26, 2016.