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First published in 1968 and revised in 1969, this book provides a snapshot from within the thick of those controversial times which according to Evans the demise of Liberalism occurs. Conservatism is not the bailiwick of the GOP but the GOP is a place where conservatism can more fully develop its roots. Stanton defines those roots (pp. 3) as unifying themes: “insistence on the primacy of the individual, a resulting desire for effective restraints on the exercise of political power, and a ...more
American journalist, author and educator. As an undergraduate, Evans was an editor for the Yale Daily News. Upon graduation, Evans became assistant editor of The Freeman, where Chodorov was editor. The following year, he joined the staff of William F. Buckley's fledgling National Review (where he served as associate editor from 1960 to 1973)and became managing editor of Human Events, where he is ...moreMore about M. Stanton Evans...