Jason Isbell With Chris Thile and Chris Eldridge: "White Man's World"

sagehen1/28/2019 9:17:35 am PST

re: #197 HappyWarrior

I can’t figure Reagan out because I don’t know too much about the man but I think he was a cynic beneath the sunny optimism that he liked to portray. He was fine with the New Deal for a long time but he started drifting right around the time the Dems started championing the idea that the promise of the New Deal should be for all people. Now I don’t think his rightward move was exclusively racially based but you can’t tell me that Reagan didn’t have huge racial blinders.


it’s that in 1954 he signed an 8-year contract with Westinghouse. Besides hosting GE Theater on TV, he also spent 3 months a year touring the country with Westinghouse and GE execs, and they worked on him hard.