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Introduction: American Business, American Politics

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter argues that the decline of liberal and progressive politics and the ascent of a business-oriented, neoliberal political culture did not emerge naturally from the exigencies ... More


Donald Wildmon, the American Family Association, and the Theology of Media Activism

Ted Ownby

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the theology behind the media activism of Donald Wildmon, founder of the American Family Association (AFA). It aims to explain how Wildmon understand religion and its ... More


The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Jeffrey R. Dudas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is an examination of how grassroots conservative activists use rights discourse to pursue their political goals. It argues that conservative activists engage in frequent and sincere ... More


Public or Private? The Battle over Channel 10

Tula A. Connell

in Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines how moderate conservative activists united with the far-right conservative local media, which sharply opposed the Frank Zeidler administration, to challenge the role of the ... More


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