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  Barry Goldwater
Goldwater also believed that Eisenhower was too soft on trade unions and complained that his failure to balance the budget.
Goldwater loyally defended Nixon during the Watergate Scandal and it was not until 5th August, 1974, that he joined the campaign to have him impeached.
Goldwater continued in the Senate where he opposed the policies of Jimmy Carter but was an enthusiastic supporter of Ronald Reagan.
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 Washingtonpost.com: Barry Goldwater Dead at 89
Goldwater was an incurable gadgeteer who loved such devices as the electronically operated flagpole at his Arizona home that was rigged to raise the flag at the precise moment it was struck by the rays of the morning sun.
Goldwater observed that his run for the presidency in 1964 "was like trying to stand up in a hammock." He said he knew that his chances of winning were slim and contended that his fellow Republicans cost him any chance he might have had during the battle for the Republican nomination.
Goldwater was bitterly critical of what he considered to be a "no win" policy in Vietnam, and he was an early advocate of bombing Hanoi and laying mines in the harbor at Haiphong, positions that were called outrageous at the time.
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 Barry M. Goldwater Jr. Official Website
Barry Goldwater Jr - Arkansas Governor Winthrop Rockefeller
Barry Goldwater Jr - Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
Barry Goldwater Jr - Nixon at White House
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 Barry Goldwater Dead At 89 - May 29, 1998
Goldwater was elected to the Senate from Arizona in 1952.
Goldwater said he knew the Vietnam War would be one of the major issues in the campaign, and called on President Lyndon Johnson to do what was necessary to win.
Goldwater was the last U.S. senator to be born in a continental U.S. territory, two years before Arizona became a state.
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 Search Results for "Barry Goldwater"
Goldwater, Barry Morris, 1909-98, U.S. senator (1953-65, 1969-87), b.
Goldwater, Barry A political leader of the twentieth century.
Goldwater represented Arizona for over thirty years in the Senate and was a leading spokesman for American...
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 Revolt of the Goldwater conservatives - Salon
Barry Goldwater was the alpha of the conservative movement, his capture of the Republican Party nomination in 1964 prophetic.
"Barry was always a social liberal," Susan Goldwater Levine, his widow, keeper of the flame, told me at her home, high in the hills above Phoenix, watching a pastel sunset, in 70 degree winter weather.
"Barry believed that people should be allowed to do whatever they wanted in their own homes." When Goldwater observed the right trying to use government to enforce private morality, he spoke up for women's right to abortion and for gay rights.
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 Barry Goldwater
Barry Goldwater passed away last week, and people of all political persuasions are mourning the passing of a man known for straight talking throughout his life.
Barry was a strong advocate on liberalizing (truly a strange term to ever include in the same sentence with his name) the amateur rules, especially those to do with reciprocal licensing and third party traffic handling.
Barry claimed that he applied for membership when he was a young, successful businessman, but was refused because he was half Jewish.
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  Barry Goldwater
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 1, 1909 - May 29, 1998) was an American politician and founder of the modern conservative movement in the United States.
He served as a Senator from the State of Arizona, from 1953 to 1965 and again from 1969 to 1987.
Before Goldwater, the Republican Party was not clearly committed to political conservatism.
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  Barry Goldwater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Goldwater maintained later in life that he would have won the election if the country had not been in a state of extended grief, and that it was simply not ready for its third president in fourteen months.
Goldwater's public appearances stopped in late 1996 after he suffered a stroke; family members said he was in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Goldwater's 1964 acceptance speech at the Republican Convention - the 'extremism in the defense of liberty' speech.
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 Barry Goldwater: Champion of Liberty, But for Whom
Goldwater left the house before we could bring the statement to his home for signing." Barry Goldwater's first wife, Peggy, who died in 1985, was one of the founders of Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern AZ (Arizona Daily Star 6/18/94).
Goldwater so motivated pro-abortion Republicans at the convention, one reporter noted numerous "Barry is right" buttons worn by those seeking to scrap the pro-life plank (Washington Post 8/18/92).
Barry Goldwater was one of several Republicans serving as a member of the "invitation committee." (Pro-Choice America press release 10/3/91).
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 Barry Goldwater Biography and List of Works - Barry Goldwater Books
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 1, 1909- May 29, 1998) was a United States politician and a founding figure in the modern conservative movement in the USA as well as being a major inspiration for many of his youthful followers to join the libertarian movement.
Goldwater was painted as a dangerous figure by the Johnson campaign, which countered Goldwater's slogan "In your heart, you know he's right" with the line "In your guts, you know he's nuts." Johnson himself did not mention Goldwater in his own acceptance speech at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, nor did he debate against Goldwater.
Goldwater maintained later in life that he would have won the election if the country had not been in a state of extended grief, and that it was simply not ready for its third president in fourteen months.
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 Barry Goldwater of Arizona - DesertUSA
Barry helped build the first commercial radio station in Phoenix when he only 12 and learned to fly an airplane when it was still very risky.
Barry left college upon the death of his father and began working in the family's Phoenix Goldwater's store, of which he was president from 1937 to 1953.
Barry was elected to the Phoenix city council in 1949 and successfully desegregated the Municipal airport.
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 Prospecting for AuH2O by Daniel McCarthy
Goldwater was no libertarian in ’64, and it was hardly without reason that the book published under his name four years before — penned by Brent Bozell at the behest of Dean Clarence Manion of Notre Dame — was called The Conscience of a Conservative.
Goldwater did indeed denounce "Choice" as "a racist film." But that was not the only reason he distanced himself from an ad that in fact had little overt racial content.
Goldwater conservatism, contrary to Busch, was a thing very different from the conservatism (such as it is) of the present administration and its supporters.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Barry Goldwater
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 1, 1909 – May 29, 1998) was a United States politician and a founding figure in the modern conservative movement in the USA.
Goldwater tapped into postwar frustration with Franklin Roosevelt's Yalta agreement with the Soviet Union, anger at the communist takeover of China during the Truman administration, and fear at the discovery of alleged Communist sympathizers at high levels of the federal government.
Goldwater's reputation as an anti-communist was so strong that current Arizona senator John McCain jokes that, when Goldwater told him that if he had been elected president, McCain would not have been held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, McCain replied that he would have been held as a POW in China instead.
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 Barry Goldwater help – Wiki at Help.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barry Morris Goldwater (January 1, 1909 – May 29, 1998) 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.
Goldwater lost the 1964 presidential election in a landslide to incumbent Democrat Lyndon B. Johnson.
Goldwater concentrated on his Senate duties, especially passage of the Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986.
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 Betraying Barry Goldwater | TPMCafe
Throughout the informative documentary, CC Goldwater examines the role her grandfather played in politics as well as illustrates the man behind the mantle of "Mr.
That is, the realization that Goldwater not only wouldn't recognize the party his rise to prominence helped build, but also that he wouldn't find himself welcomed within that party's so-called "big tent".
No, it was the party Goldwater helped return to respectability that sold its soul to the devil by becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of the extreme Christian right.
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 BARRY GOLDWATER: Icon of Political Integrity USA Today (Society for the Advancement of Education) - Find Articles
BARRY GOLDWATER, the rugged, unpredictable godfather of conservatism's rise as a powerful force in America, died May 29, 1998.
Goldwater harkened back to this nation's simpler yesterdays, yet he evolved into a thoroughly contemporary citizen, offering fresh views and uncomplicated good sense day after day until his first mild stroke in September, 1996.
Goldwater was a fascinating figure who preached the canons, paved the way, and took the blows for Ronald Reagan.
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 LP News July 1998 - In Appreciation: The Greatest President We Never Had: Reflections on the death of Barry Goldwater, ...
I attended a Goldwater for President rally in Washington, DC on the 4th of July, 1963, and was inspired to start a Students for Goldwater chapter at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that September.
Goldwater never hesitated to lock horns with those who saw government as the appropriate instrument for imposing their personal beliefs on others; his disdain for the Jerry Falwells of the world was every bit as sincere as his opposition to the nanny-state schemes of Teddy Kennedy and the socialist left.
In 1998, the party which represents Goldwater's ideals is the Libertarian Party, founded in 1971 as a reaction to what the GOP had become under Nixon and still remains today: The party of socially conservative big government.
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 The Deep Impact of Barry Goldwater
Goldwater and the Republicans were then promptly humiliated in the November elections.
Goldwater's statements were made because he believed them, no...
Frank's assertion was not that Goldwater was true to his ideals, but that he was not mean and did not attack other people, especially their integrity.
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 OpinionJournal - Thinking Things Over
Goldwater must know in his heart that he personally contributed to making a defeat a debacle, and that in so doing he not only lost for himself but made a shambles of his party.
Goldwater began with much running against him, the prosperity of the country, the emotional spillover from President Kennedy's assassination (which the Democrats used crudely and blatantly), the natural inclination of Americans to give Lyndon a chance and their normal disinclination to turn out incumbent Presidents.
Barry Goldwater's high point was at San Francisco, where he won the nomination because a great many people--more, surely, than finally voted for him--share an uneasiness about some of the things happening to their country and a yearning for a change.
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 A Fond Farewell to Barry Goldwater   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As First Lady, she and her husband had praised Barry Goldwater, the elder statesman of American conservatism, for his support of both the right of gay individuals to serve in the military and abortion rights.
The public Goldwater could run the gamut from inspiring to inflammatory, tough-talking to jocular, and the private Goldwater was known for his blunt, straight-speaking demeandor, which many of his fellow politicians found at once frustrating and endearing.
Goldwater's health had deteriorated in the last few years: he suffered a serious stroke in 1996 and was diagnosed with symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease last year.
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 The Legacy of Barry Goldwater -- Phyllis Schlafly June 10, 1998 column.
That's because Barry Goldwater was the undisputed original leader of the modern conservative movement.
It is hard to overestimate the importance of Barry Goldwater to the conservative movement.
It was the second and third elements of his movement that brought down on his head the orchestrated wrath and venom of the liberal establishment and their friends in the media, as well as of the Lyndon B. Johnson campaign.
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 Bury the "Extremism" Smear at Barry Goldwater's Funeral by Glenn Woiceshyn -- Capitalism Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barry Goldwater, in his 1964 speech accepting the Republican Party's nomination to run for president, responded to repeated accusations of "extremism" as follows: "I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
Goldwater was trounced in the presidential election by Democrat Lyndon Johnson who had responded to Goldwater as follows: "Extremism in the pursuit of the Presidency is an unpardonable vice.
Barry Goldwater's funeral could serve symbolically as the day pro-capitalists resolve to bury the "extremism" smear once and for all.
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 Barry Goldwater Remembered
“Barry Goldwater served America, all of America, a country conceived in liberty, a country that let you pledge any damn thing you wanted as long as it didn’t cost someone else their liberty,” said Sen. John McCain, who replaced Goldwater in the Senate.
Goldwater’s public funeral culminated a two-day tribute that drew lines of mourners to the downtown Phoenix church where he was baptized.
Goldwater’s younger brother, Bob, set the audience laughing with tales of his brother’s antics as a child and as a young man in the family’s retail business.
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 Barry Goldwater
Goldwater's grandfather, "Big Mike" Goldwasser, emigrated from Poland in the mid 19th century to avoid conscription in the Russian army.
Goldwater's father, Baron Goldwater, converted to the Episcopal church and married Hattie Josephine Williams, a nurse who had come to Arizona from Nebraska for her health.
Barry Goldwater, was born in a red brick house at 710 N. Central Avenue in Phoenix.
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