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America Reborn? Conservatives, Liberals, And American Political Culture Since 1945, Nick Salvatore Jan 2006

America Reborn? Conservatives, Liberals, And American Political Culture Since 1945, Nick Salvatore

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[Excerpt] From the perspective of the early twenty‑first century, we can chide the good professor for not carefully considering the consequences of what he wished for half a century ago. For it is clear that the force of this conservative movement in America was in fact “stronger than most of us [knew]” or could have imagined in 1950, or, indeed, in 1968. This conservative “impulse”, those “irritable mental gestures”, has largely restructured American political thinking with a force and popular approval that remains stunning to consider. The growth of the conservative movement since 1945 was also accompanied by the ...