Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Rick Perlstein


Acclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the increase of the conservative move within the liberal Nineteen Sixties. on the center of the tale is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal govt, despised liberals, and mocked “peaceful coexistence” with the USSR. Perlstein’s narrative shines a gentle on an entire international of conservatives and their antagonists, together with William F. Buckley, Nelson Rockefeller, and invoice Moyers. Vividly written, Before the Storm is a necessary e-book concerning the 1960s.

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