Conscience of a Conservative

Conscience of a Conservative

by Barry Goldwater
ISBN-10:
1604598921
ISBN-13:
9781604598926
Pub. Date:
11/05/2009
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
ISBN-10:
1604598921
ISBN-13:
9781604598926
Pub. Date:
11/05/2009
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Conscience of a Conservative

Conscience of a Conservative

by Barry Goldwater
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Overview

The Conscience of a Conservative reignited the American conservative movement and made Barry Goldwater a political star. It influenced countless conservatives in the United States, and helped lay the foundation for the Reagan Revolution in 1980. It covers topics such as education, labor unions and policies, civil rights, agricultural policy and farm subsidies, social welfare programs, and income taxation. This significant book lays out the conservative position both politically and economically that would come to dominate the Conservative Movement in American.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604598926
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Publication date: 11/05/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 76
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents


General Editor's Introduction     vii
Foreword   George F. Will     ix
Preface     xxi
The Conscience of a Conservative     1
The Perils of Power     7
States' Rights     17
And Civil Rights     25
Freedom for the Farmer     33
Freedom for Labor     39
Taxes and Spending     53
The Welfare State     63
Some Notes on Education     71
The Soviet Menace     81
Afterword   Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.     121
Index     139

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"For a man who proudly described himself as 'simple,' Barry Goldwater remains a historical puzzle." —-Angus Burgin, The New York Sun

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