I chose to analyze barry goldwater and president lyndon johnson's convention speeches using voyant's text analysis tools this election has fascinated me because it portrays two radically different visions of american politics but whose candidates are remembered for different reasons comparing these. The united states presidential election of 1964 was the 45th quadrennial presidential election it was held on tuesday, november 3, 1964 incumbent democratic president lyndon b johnson defeated barry goldwater, the republican nominee with 611% of the popular vote, johnson won the highest share of the popular. Many analysts have compared donald trump's campaign with that of barry goldwater, the outspoken conservative arizona senator who lost in a 1964 landslide to lyndon johnson on saturday trump invited the comparison, hosting a fundraiser in the late arizona senator's former home the goldwater. On november 3, 1964, president lyndon b johnson was re-elected by the largest popular vote margin in us history, crushing his conservative opponent, republican barry goldwater johnson received 61 percent of the vote, topping the previous record set by franklin d roosevelt, and carried 44 states for a total of 486. Mr conservative: barry goldwater's opposition to the civil rights act of 1964 - duration: 4:40 moogrogue 124,144 views 4:40 1964 presidential election explained - duration: 4:33 hip hughes 21,682 views 4:33 (high quality) famous daisy attack ad from 1964 presidential election - duration: 1:07. Lyndon johnson, or lbj as we always referred to him, loomed large among the things that i was convinced needed changing nomination of the firebrand right -winger barry goldwater as their candidate, johnson swept to victory, finally making good his early, ironic soubriquet of landslide lyndon. A cohort of democratic commentators comparing trump to another republican presidential nominee: arizona senator barry goldwater, the anti-establishment conservative firebrand who led the gop to catastrophic defeat in 1964 not only did goldwater lose to democratic candidate lyndon johnson in. Barry goldwater was nicknamed “mr conservative,” but now even liberals adore him robert f kennedy jr penned an essay a few years back effusive in its praise for goldwater, whom he described as an exemplar of civility, decency, and integrity goldwater was “neither mean-spirited nor racist,” wrote.
Election of 1964 republican, barry goldwater, william e miller, 52, 97%, 27,178,188, 385% johnson / humphrey goldwater / miller lyndon johnson, barry goldwater lyndon b johnson, barry m goldwater state, total votes, democrat, republican votes, %, ev, votes, %, ev alabama, 689,818, --. President lyndon b johnson had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, john f kennedy, and johnson had successfully associated himself with kennedy's popularity johnson also successfully painted his opponent, republican senator barry goldwater of arizona, as a. Senator hubert h humphrey of minnesota, mr johnson's running mate on the democratic ticket, was carried into office as vice president senator barry goldwater, the republican candidate, who sought to offer the people a choice, not an echo with a strongly conservative campaign, won only five states in the deep. He feared that his republican opponent, barry goldwater, would exploit the racial turmoil by appealing to the white backlash the riots were even labeled goldwater rallies since the conflagrations helped the gop so directly would racial politics cost lbj the white house both johnson and goldwater.
United states presidential election of 1964, american presidential election held on november 3, 1964, in which democratic pres lyndon b johnson defeated republican barry goldwater in one of the largest landslides in us history the campaign the 1964 election occurred just less than one year after the assassination. The year was 1964, when lyndon johnson defeated barry goldwater, winning a larger percentage of the popular vote than any president in history get your history fix in one place: sign up for the weekly time history newsletter by now, it's clear that hillary clinton's campaign sees some similarities. “bob was like a fire horse when it came to writing speeches,” said his longtime friend, tom johnson “no matter how busy he was, he couldn't say 'no' to a request for some eloquent words” in 1964 with the presidential campaign between lyndon johnson and barry goldwater looming, hardesty became. Presidential election, 1964 lyndon johnson (democrat) defeated barry goldwater (republican) after being elevated to the presidency by john f kenndy's assassination in 1963, johnson won election in his own right with over 61 percent of the popular vote #.
Lyndon johnson, who had been president for one year and was nearing the pinnacle of his popularity, crushed arizona sen barry goldwater by 16 million votes, at that time the largest margin ever in a presidential election at a rally in pittsburgh a week before the election, johnson laid out an ambitious,. Items 1 - 27 of 165 presidential memorabilia, collectibles and souvenirs for lyndon baines johnson as president of the united states including official inaugural medals four page brochure that acts as a printed dialogue between republican candidate barry goldwater and democratic candidate lyndon johnson on the.
In one of the most crushing victories in the history of us presidential elections, incumbent lyndon baines johnson defeats republican challenger barry goldwater, sr however, some of the most dramatic differences between the two candidates appeared over the issue of cold war foreign policy the republican angrily. Lyndon baines johnson has been elected president of the united states defeating hard-line republican senator barry goldwater of arizona by an he indicated his party's loss was due to internal differences within the republican party saying the moderates have no difference at all with the democratic concepts. Senator barry goldwater and president lyndon johnson in the oval office, may 21, 1968 but there's a big difference between the quixotic campaign of goldwater and the spectacularly flawed campaign of trump: goldwater abhorred racist rhetoric, whereas trump may have sealed his fate with it in two.
The 1964 presidential election campaign—pitting president lyndon b johnson ( or lbj, as he was commonly called), the democratic nominee, against barry goldwater, the republican nominee—was marked by increased media expenditures for tv spots, and audience attentiveness to them according to. Lyndon baines johnson, a new deal democrat from rural west texas, served in both the house of representatives and the senate before becoming vice president to john f kennedy he was the senate minority leader for two years, the senate majority whip for two years, and the senate majority leader for six years,. Her campaign released an updated version of lyndon johnson's classic 1964 campaign ad, “confessions of a republican” the original ad shows a republican explaining why he felt compelled to vote against the gop nominee at the time, arizona senator barry goldwater clinton's campaign recreated.
It was republican presidential candidate barry goldwater who said the 1964 election offered americans a choice, not an echo unfortunately for him, america's choice, overwhelmingly, was his opponent, incumbent democrat lyndon b johnson—and the vast expansion of government power and activism. With trump, the optimists believe, republicans might have another barry goldwater on their hands this is a reference to the right-wing arizona senator who ran in 1964 against president lyndon johnson, urging his party to embrace conservatism and leave behind the moderate elements who were so. John w dean, former counsel to president nixon, explains why any comparisons between donald trump's and barry goldwater's presidential on the possibility that he might emulate lyndon johnson, and safeguard his senate seat by running both for the senate and the presidency in 1964: “no, i can't. Bit of consolation in the prospect of a donald trump nomination have begun to suggest that trump's probable general-election defeat to hillary clinton, though a disappointment, might portend a new, invigorated conservatism — much like barry goldwater's landslide defeat to lyndon johnson in 1964.