May 14, 2016 8:00am EDT
of presidential races. up next is the 1968 presidential campaign film of george wallace, the former alabama governor and democrat best known for staunch support of racial segregation. he chose to run for president under the banner of the newly formed american independence party, and this film chronicles his push to get on the california ballot. eventually, governor wallace succeeded getting on the ballot in all 50 states. he came in third in the general election, receiving 13.5% of the vote and winning five states. republican richard nixon won the presidency that year in a tight race over democrat hubert humphrey. this half hour film is courtesy over the alabama department of archives and histo.
May 7, 2016 10:00pm EDT
residential races. coming up, a 1968 campaign film by george wallace, former alabama governor and democrat. best known for his staunch support of racial segregation. he ran under the banner of the newly formed american independent party. this articles his push to get on the california ballot. governor wallace succeeded in getting on the ballot in all 50 states. he came in a third in the general election, receiving 13.5% of the vote and winning 5 states. republican richard nixon won the presidency that year in a tight race over hobart humphrey. this half hour film is courtesy over the alabama department of archives and history. >> i am pleased to announce this morning that more than 100,000 telephone ends have registered as members of the american independent party to give us assistance in getting ap lace in the california ballot in next year's general election. i want to thank the countless californians who have done so much to assist us. i point out these people are representative of millions of americans who are generally concerned about the current direction being followed by our nation
Jun 2, 2016 8:00pm EDT
president of the united states. >> and incumbent president george h.w. bush accepts his parties a nomination in houston. >> and i proud to receive and i'm honored to accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> at 4:45, architectural historian barry lewis on the evolution and creation of new york city's greenwich village. >> when the l opened on sixth avenue, it gave us what we already understood. east of sixth was washington square. west of sixth avenue was the lower west side. nobody ever crossed that line. now the people from west of sixth avenue might cross the line to work as a servant in washington square. but believe me, the people in washington square went on the other side of west avenue. >> every time i look at washington, it's unanimous. unanimously commander in chief. unanimously president of the constitutional. unanimously president of the united states. unanimously reelect president of the united states. unanimously appointed as the lieutenant general and commander of all the armys to be raised. what a record. >> george washington scholar peter enriq
Jun 3, 2016 12:43am EDT
. >> george washington scholar peter enriquez explores that even know washington was officially retired, he continued to meet with political figures from the new capital, and was often called upon to craft policy. for the complete american history tv weekend schedule, go to c-span.org. >>> welcome to real america c-span three's american tv. 40 years ago the united states senate created a special committee to look into the activities of u.s. intelligence services. the committee had a long official title. >> wiz the senate select committee to study governmental operations with respect to intelligence activities, and it quickly took on the nickname of its chairman, frank church. and it was best known to history as the church committee. the committee met for 16 months. it reviewed more than 10,000 documents. it called 800 witnesses before the committee and its staff. its legacy includes the creation of the senate permanent select intelligence committee, providing ongoing oversight of the intelligence agencies. and the creation of the foreign intelligence surveillance act of 1978, which we k