The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism, and the Transformation of American Politics

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LSU Press, Feb 1, 2000 - History - 600 pages
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The politics of rage: George Wallace, the origins of the new conservatism, and the transformation of American politics

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Historian Carter's biography of the former Alabama governor and presidential candidate emphasizes Wallace's ability to exploit white racism and social conservatism to further his political career. It ... Read full review

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Contents

THE MUSE OF HISTORY
17
STUDENT AND SOLDIER IVE DONE MY PART
45
THE MORAL COMPASS OF AMBITION
68
THE THREADS RAN THROUGH THE KENNEDYS FACE THE GOVERNOR
110
WE DARE DEFEND OUR RIGHTS THE STAND IN THE SCHOOLHOUSE DOOR
133
ALL OF US ARE VICTIMS
156
A TREMOR NOT AN EARTHQUAKE GEORGE WALLACE AND THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF 1964
195
ON WHAT MEAT DOTH THIS LITTLE CAESAR FEED?
226
RICHARD NIXON GEORGE WALLACE AND THE SOUTHERNIZATION OF AMERICAN POLITICS
324
THE WARS OF RICHARD NIXON THE SURVIVAL OF GEORGE WALLACE 19691970
371
SEND THEM A MESSAGE VARIATIONS ON A THEME
415
Attention Must Be Paid The Legacy of George Wallace
451
NOTES
475
BIBLIOGRAPHY
531
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
557
INDEX
561

STAND UP FOR ALABAMA THE QUEEN AND HER CONSORT IN A CAPTIVE STATE
264
STAND UP FOR AMERICA THE POLITICS OF ALIENATION
294

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Dan T. Carter is Educational Foundation University Professor at the University of South Carolina and former president of the Southern Historical Association. He is also the author of From George Wallace to Newt Gingrich: Race in the Conservative Counterrevolution, 1963-1994; When the War Was Over: The Failure of Self Reconstruction in the South; and Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South.

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