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Before the Storm

Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Before the Storm( )
Author: Perlstein, Rick
ISBN:978-0-8090-2859-7
Publication Date:Mar 2001
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Imprint:Hill & Wang
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

An astute and surprising account of the 1960s as the cradle of the Conservative movement Before the Stormbegins in a time much like the present--the tail end of the 1950s, with America affluent, confident, and convinced that political ideology was a thing of the past. But when John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960, conservatives--editor William F. Buckley Jr., John Birch Society leader Robert Welch, and thousand of students--formed a movement to challenge the center-left...
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Perlstein, Rick (Author)
Rick Perlstein was born in Wisconsin in 1969. He writes for Lingua Franca, Slate, and The Nation, and won the national Endowment for the Humanities' most prestigious grant for independent scholars. Perlstein lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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