Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, Rick Perlstein
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Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Author: Rick Perlstein

Narrator: Kiff VandenHeuvel

Unabridged: 28 hr 7 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 10/10/2017

Genre: History - United States - 20th Century

Synopsis

Acclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the rise of the conservative movement in the liberal 1960s. At the heart of the story is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal government, despised liberals, and mocked “peaceful coexistence” with the USSR. Perlstein's narrative shines a light on a whole world of conservatives and their antagonists, including William F. Buckley, Nelson Rockefeller, and Bill Moyers. Vividly written, Before the Storm is an essential book about the 1960s.

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