The Conscience of a Conservative

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Regnery Gateway, 1960 - Political Science - 117 pages
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The Conscience of a Conservative is an original work of politics and philosophy, a vision of the nation and the world as it should be, not a compromise with the world as it was. It is a fusion of the three major strains of conservatism in 1960--traditional conservatism, classical liberalism or libertarianism, and anti-communism. It is a book by a conservative for conservatives at a time when conservatives were beginning to realize the potential of their political power.

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The Conscience of a Conservative

User Review  - VeritasNYC - Borders

Written in the sixties yet totally relevant to the present day (2010). Senator Goldwater presents a clear minded vision for America then and now. While the final chapter on the "Soviet Menance" might ... Read full review

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User Review  - 14geronimo - LibraryThing

An important little book. The cold warmonger pages (last section only) are outdated, but the rest of the book is a refreshing discourse, whether you agree or not is hardly the question. You just don't ... Read full review

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About the author (1960)

Barry Morris Goldwater was a five-term United States Senator from Arizona (1953-1965, 1969-87) and the Republican Party's nominee for president in the 1964 election. He is the American politician most often credited for sparking the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s.  Goldwater died May 29, 1998.

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