Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism

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In Righteous Warrior, William A. Link provides a magisterial portrait of Senator Jesse Helms, one of the most commanding American politicians of the late twentieth century, and of the conservative movement he forged. Born in Monroe, North Carolina, in his early years Helms worked as a newspaperman, a radio commentator and a magazine editor. Early on, he realized the power of television, and, on tiny black and white screens across North Carolina in the 1960s, he battled the civil rights movement, campus radicalism, and the ...

Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism 2008, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312356002

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