Debating the American Conservative Movement 1945 to the Present

ISBN-10: 0742548244

ISBN-13: 9780742548244

Edition: 2009

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List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Nancy MacLean is Associate Professor of History and African-American Studies at Northwestern University

The Conservative Ascendancy
Conservatives Debate the Cold War: Excerpt from Ronald Hamowy and William F. Buckley Jr., "Conservatism and the National Review: Criticism and Reply" (November 1961)
Young Conservatives Organize: The Sharon Statement (September 11, 1960)
A Conservative Speaks in Favor of Civil Rights: Senator Everett Dirksen, Congressional Record (June 1964)
A Conservative Opposes the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Senator Barry Goldwater, Congressional Record (June 1964)
The Cold War and the Arms Race: Excerpt from Memorandum to Donald Rumsfeld from Paul H. Nitze (December 19, 1974)
Conservative Values: Ronald Reagan, "Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of the Evangelicals" (March 8, 1983)
Ronald Reagan, "Creators of the Future" (March 1, 1985)
Conservatives on Religious Freedom: Mitt Romney, "Religious Liberty" (2008)
Guardians of Privilege
Frank Meyer, "What Is Conservatism?" (1966)
Barry Goldwater, "I Sense Here a Realignment of Southern Conservative Democrats" (1953)
Richard M. Weaver, "Integration Is Communization" (1957)
"Our Position on States" Rights Is the Same as Your Own": Letter from William F. Buckley Jr. to W. J. Simmons (September 10, 1958); Letter from W.J. Simmons to J. P. McFadden (September 5, 1958)
Young Americans for Freedom, "King Was a Collectivist" (1968)
William F. Buckley Jr., "Linda's Crusade" (May 21, 1968)
Phyllis Schlafly, "What's Wrong with 'Equal Rights' for Women?" (February 1972)
"Jefferson Davis's Descendents...Are Becoming Involved with the Republican Party": Southern Partisan Interview with Trent Lott (1984)
Elizabeth Birch, "An Open Letter to the Christian Coalition" (1995)
Selected Readings
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