The Conscience of a Conservative
Princeton University Press, 2007 - Political Science - 144 pages
In 1960, Barry Goldwater set forth his brief manifesto in The Conscience of a Conservative. Written at the height of the Cold War and in the wake of America's greatest experiment with big government, the New Deal, Goldwater's message was not only remarkable, but radical. He argued for the value and importance of conservative principles--freedom, foremost among them--in contemporary political life. Using the principles he espoused in this concise but powerful book, Goldwater fundamentally altered the political landscape of his day--and ours.
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The Conscience of a ConservativeUser 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
Review: The Conscience of a ConservativeUser Review - Ed - Goodreads
I read this book when it was originally published in 1961, I think. I had the opportunity to work on the Goldwater campaign as a 16 year old volunteer specializing in passing out flyers, drinking beer ... Read full review