The McCarthy Tapes: Audio from the archive
The McCarthy archive, which is housed at the University of Minnesota's Elmer L. Andersen Library, contains hundreds of hours of audio tapes and film documenting the 1968 presidential campaign. Here are some of those historic moments.
Eugene McCarthy speaks in favor of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, which gave President Johnson authority to move more American troops into South Vietnam. August 1964
McCarthy speaks at the University of California, Berkeley, calling for an anti-war challenger to President Johnson in the next election. Oct. 27, 1967
McCarthy announces he's running for president, Nov. 30, 1967
McCarthy speaks at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wis., March 24, 1968
McCarthy campaign rally in Madison, Wis., March 27, 1968
McCarthy speaks in Rushville, Ind., spring, 1968
Interview with Abigail McCarthy, spring, 1968
McCarthy after winning the Oregon primary, May 27, 1968
McCarthy-Kennedy debate in California, June 1, 1968
McCarthy welcoming rally in Chicago before the Democratic Party convention, Aug. 25, 1968. McCarthy was introduced by Sen. Ralph Yarborough of Texas.
McCarthy endorses Hubert Humphrey for president, Oct. 29, 1968