Hubert Humphrey

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Andy Warhol's Wigs: Guy Trebay's Thoroughly Entertaining Takedown of the Icon's Late-Period Hairpieces

    This past Wednesday, February 22, 2012, marked the 25th anniversary of Andy Warhol's death, which we remembered with this week's cover. As an institution, the Village Voice has a history of Warhol interactions, from the pop artist's many cameos in Jonas Mekas's seminal "Movie Journal" column to Warh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Warren Beatty Sexes Up George McGovern

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 27, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 17 Will they snort coke in the White House? By Maureen Orth LOS ANGELES, California -- "I kissed Jack Nicholson," shrieked a teenybopper, her bare midriff quivering with excitement. "Warren Beatty hugged ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2010

    Mad About Mosque-Hating, Fareed Zakaria Returns ADL Award

    ​The host of CNN's GPS and Newsweek writer Fareed Zakaria has had just about enough of Abe Foxman and the Anti-Defamation League's opposition to the downtown Manhattan mosque. In order to show his frustration, Zakaria has opted to return a first amendment award he received five years ago from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Arlo Guthrie: More Nowness Than Newness

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 28, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 46 Films by Andrew Sarris "ALICE'S RESTAURANT" is about as likable in a limited way as Arlo Guthrie, a curiously coquettish folk-something unlike anything else. Peeping out from under his lanky locks with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Chicago 1968: Things Start to Get Ugly

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 29, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 46 Outside the Arena: Prelims are Bloody by Paul Cowan and Jack Newfield CHICAGO -- The lid blew off Monday night. In the Amphitheatre: Hubert Humphrey made his pact with the South and John Connally be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    George Plimpton, William Styron Get Down for McCarthy

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 22, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 45 A Concurrence of Poets, And One Who Stayed Home by Joe Flaherty Possibly realizing their influence on the Great Society and the mathematicians in Chicago, a group of writers and artists staged what th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Nat Hentoff: Dems Rebelling Over Likely Humphrey Nod

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 1, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 42 Where the lines really are by Nat Hentoff Since the Times is indeed a national newspaper, I hope that before the Democratic Convention there'll be a national story on the extent to which local organiza ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Clip Job: At William Buckley's Headquarters on Lindsay's Big Night

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 11, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 4 They Burned Their Draft Cards [Caption] THEY BURNED THEIR DRAFT CARDS on Saturday at Union Square in protest against America's role in Vietnam. The protesters -- facing long terms in jail -- are James ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 7, 2009
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    November 4, 2008

    OBAMA WINNING!!1! (Updated)

    Obama carried the first reporting precinct in America shortly after midnight, winning 15-6 in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire. The village began its midnight vote (and newspaper morning-edition) tradition in 1960 and usually returns Republican majorities; this is the first win by a Democrat there sinc ... More >>

  • Film

    September 17, 2008

    Battle in Seattle and Virtual JFK Ask Are We, or He, the People?

    Two movies ask: Do the masses or the man make the difference in history?

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2008

    Souvenirs and Slime: Inside the Greatest Collection of Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

    A lawyer and a close friend of John McCain, Jordan Wright has been collecting the merchandising detritus of presidential campaigns for five decades. Those stickers, signs, and (most importantly) buttons that Oval Office aspirants produce to woo Americans might seem like mere ephemera, but the items ... More >>

  • Film

    February 26, 2008

    Nixonian Tumult Remembered in Chicago 10

    The circus of the '60s, from the streets to the courtroom

  • News

    February 22, 2005

    The End of Gonzo

    A savage journey in search of the legacy of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

  • News

    December 21, 2004

    Homeland Insecurity

    The American empire goes for broke—and it could be heading that way

  • News

    October 19, 2004

    Unpopular Vote

    A compilation of electoral college crash courses

  • Film

    September 14, 2004
  • News

    September 7, 2004

    The Unknown Kerry

    Could he sink all his swift boat enemies if he released all his Vietnam records?

  • News

    August 24, 2004

    Elephants Never Forget

    A retro convention for the neocons: 9-11 gives way to 1968

  • News

    November 12, 2002

    Wheedle, Leverage, Organize

    Paul Wellstone's Lesson for the Overwhelmed Dems

  • News

    November 12, 2002
  • Specials

    January 16, 2001
  • Specials

    September 26, 2000
  • News

    September 12, 2000

    Looking For Lefty

    Progressives Could Choose the Next President—For Better or Worse

  • News

    July 18, 2000

    Protest 2000

    It Thinks Like the '30s and Rocks Like the '60s. But It Acts Like the Future

  • News

    April 11, 2000

    Faculty Showdown

    Insurgents Seek Leadership of CUNY Union

  • News

    January 4, 2000

    Millennial Matchup

    Zany and Historical Factors That Will Make Rudy or Hill a Winner 

  • Long Island Voice

    November 9, 1999
  • News

    September 7, 1999

    'Dollar Bill' Bucks the Odds

    The Great Liberal Hope from Wall Street

  • News

    March 23, 1999

    He's Killing 'Em in Kosovo

    Milosevic Moves as Administration Stalls

  • News

    September 29, 1998

    Sexual McCarthyism

    Lurid revelations, crude moralizing, perjury traps: they all echo America's darkest days