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Buckley For Mayor

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

William F. Buckley, Jr. declared his candidacy for mayor of New York on June 24, 1965. Unwilling to concede defeat, Buckley's admirer, like millions of others, saw 1965 as the beginning of another ... More


A Christian Humanism

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

After the success of The Conservative Mind, Kirk sought to promote something for the present and the future. Conservatism, he worried, offered an excellent critique of the past, but it possessed ... More


What William F. Buckley Jr. Did Not Understand about James Baldwin: On Baldwin’s Politics of Freedom

Nicholas Buccola

in A Political Companion to James Baldwin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813169910
eISBN:
9780813174761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169910.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines similar tenets of individualism, history, and myth while adding critical exposition of Baldwin’s views on freedom and liberty. Nicholas Buccola uses dialectic between Baldwin ... More


Creating Conflagration Barry Goldwater and The Republican Party

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Post-World War II conservative ideology, and the vigorous grassroots effort on the part of the radical Right could be interpreted in more than one way. The men who drafted Barry Goldwater saw the ... More


A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Jonathan Schoenwald

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1960s, conservatives did nothing less than engineer their own revolution. This book tells the remarkable story behind this transformation. In the first decade after World War II, two broad ... More


Fighting Over the Conservative Banner

Carl T. Bogus

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins by discussing modern American conservatism. Modern American conservatism is a coalition of three main schools of thought: libertarianism, neoconservatism, and religious or social ... More


Europe and the Return to Mexico: Economic Development and the Social Agenda of the Revolution (1919–1930)

in Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758765
eISBN:
9780804786836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines Emilio Rabasa's life and career from 1919 to 1930. On 18 September 1919, Rabasa left for his second trip to Europe accompanied by his one unmarried daughter Concepción. The year ... More


Whittaker Chambers and the Confessions of Ex-Communists

Nolan Bennett

in The Claims of Experience: Autobiography and American Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190060695
eISBN:
9780190060725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060695.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 5 places Whittaker Chambers’s 1952 Witness within the American panic over communism during the second Red Scare. In the late 1940s, Chambers took the stand before the House Un-American ... More


The Paper Curtain and the New GOP

Sid Bedingfield

in Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter chronicles the effort by white editors in South Carolina to battle northern public opinion supporting civil rights reform in the South. As the black community’s interpretations of public ... More


Crossroads of Conservatism

Kyle Burke

in Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The rise of the US conservative movement in the 1960s opened new possibilities for the anticommunist international. Marvin Liebman, William F. Buckley, Clarence Manion, and other leaders helped ... More


Cultivating Distrust of the Mainstream Media: Propagandists for a Liberal Machine and the American Establishment

Julie B. Lane

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the origins of the “the Establishment” as a rhetorical figure appropriated by National Review writers, who successfully used it to construct a unifying, besieged mentality that ... More


Emilio Rabasa and the Survival of Porfirian Liberalism: The Man, His Career, and His Ideas, 1856-1930

Charles A. Hale

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758765
eISBN:
9780804786836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758765.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents an intellectual and career biography of Emilio Rabasa, the eminent Mexican jurist, politician, novelist, diplomat, journalist, and historian who opposed the Revolution of 1910–20, ... More


Introduction: “Every Hate-Monger, Radio Preacher and Backwoods Evangelist”

Paul Matzko

in The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The advent of mass right-wing radio in the early 1960s fueled the rise of modern conservatism and provoked the most successful government censorship campaign in America of the past half century. That ... More


The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

Corey Robin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199793747
eISBN:
9780190252557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Late in life, William F. Buckley made a confession to Corey Robin. Capitalism is “boring,” said the founding father of the American right. “Devoting your life to it,” as conservatives do, “is ... More


“An Extreme Gesture”: Gore Vidal 1968

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Gore Vidal’s novel Myra Breckinridge captured the sexual revolution with its main character as a transgendered individual. From the opening line, “I am Myra Breckinridge and no man will ever possess ... More


Introduction

Sanford V. Levinson and Joel Parker

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter provides an outline of the book’s rationale. This book begins with an extended conversation that seeks to delineate key aspects of “American conservatism” and its ... More


The Counterculture Comics versus the Hate Clubs of the Air

Dannagal Goldthwaite Young

in Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190913083
eISBN:
9780190055332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913083.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes what is referred to as the first generation of American irony and outrage of the 1960s: the radical counterculture comedy of the 1960s versus conservative talk radio ... More


Disclosing HIV

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts makes the decision to publicly disclose for the first time that he is HIV positive. Shilts’s growing health struggles come quickly as he is then diagnosed as having AIDS. Shilts views as ... More


Aurora Dawn

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Early years of Randy Shilts’s life in Aurora, Illinois are explored, struggles with physical abuse from an alcoholic mother, and frequently absent father. Information about the Shilts family and ... More


Unfinished Work

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

One of Shilts’s last interviews, with Steve Kroft from CBS’ 60 Minutes, considers his breakthrough role as a gay journalist. Shilts’s future plans for a book about alleged sexual abuse inside the ... More


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