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The 1964 Republican Convention : Barry Goldwater and the beginning of the conservative movement /
John C. Skipper.
imprint
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
description
viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
0786498080, 9780786498086
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imprint
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
isbn
0786498080
9780786498086
contents note
Thirty words -- A tale of two Tafts -- Filling the vacuum -- The contenders -- The clandestine meeting -- Feeling the draft -- The Rockefeller campaign -- November 22, 1963 -- The Goldwater kitchen cabinet -- The rocky road -- Lyndon Johnson -- New Hampshire -- Scranton and Romney -- The Eisenhower factor -- The battlefields -- California -- Cleveland -- Civil Rights Bill -- San Francisco -- The acceptance speech -- Convention myths -- The lion and the lamb -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: 1964 primary election results -- Appendix B: Total primary popular vote -- Appendix C: 1964 Convention first ballot vote count -- Appendix D: Goldwater acceptance speech, July 16, 1964.
abstract
"Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater was a staunch conservative more interested in advancing the conservative cause than running for president. A 'Draft Goldwater' campaign three years in the making catapulted him to the Republican nomination in 1964, despite opposition within the party. This is the story of the 1964 Republican convention and the beginnings of the modern conservative movement"--
catalogue key
10432469
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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