Barry Goldwater: The Conscience of a Conservative, Part 2
In this episode, Caleb O. Brown reads part two of a selection from Barry Goldwater’s 1960 book The Conscience of a Conservative.
The Conscience of a Conservative was first published under the name of Senator Barry Goldwater. The book was a smashing success beyond anyone’s expectations. Over 3.5 million copies sold, and its success garnered Goldwater enough national fame to secure his party’s nomination in 1964. For decades, it has been considered an unparalleled foundational text.