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Summary: Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

Kirk, Charlie

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Summary: An overview of the tenets of Donald Trump and his supporters, explaining their worldview and goals for the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: Conservative commentator Ann Coulter attacks the immigration issue head-on, flying in the face of La Raza, the Democrats, a media determined to cover up immigrants' crimes, churches that get paid by the government for their "charity," and greedy Republican businessmen and campaign consultants -- all of whom are profiting handsomely from mass immigration that's tearing the country apart....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 COU

Coulter, Ann H.

Summary: The controversial weekly columnist presents an assessment of liberalism in relation to mob behavior, detailing how the Democratic Party relies on mobs and mob thinking in the promotion of its agenda.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.51 COU

Lakoff, George.

Summary: An analysis of the Bush administration's uses and definitions of the concept of freedom examines how conservatives have reinterpreted beliefs about freedom to promote Republican interests for such issues as the war on terror and abortion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.44 LAK

Summary: Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore Vidal was a leftist novelist and polemicist. Armed with deep-seated distrust and enmity, Vidal and Buckley believed each...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BES

Boot, Max

Summary: As nativism, xenophobia, vile racism, and assaults on the rule of law threaten the very fabric of our nation, [this book] presents an urgent defense of American democracy. Pronouncing Mexican immigrants to be "rapists," Donald Trump announced his 2015 presidential bid, causing Max Boot to think he was watching a dystopian science-fiction movie. The respected conservative historian couldn't...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.52 BOO

Shapiro, Ben

Summary: Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro argues that Western Civilization is in the midst of a crisis of purpose and ideas. Our freedoms are built upon the twin notions that every human being is made in God's image and that human beings were created with reason capable of exploring God's world. We can thank these values for the birth of science, the dream of progress, human rights, prosperity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Savage, Michael

Summary: Argues that progressives and radical Islamists are working toward similar ends by compromising democratic principles to instill a government of absolute power without representation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5109 SAV

Shorris, Earl

Summary: A account of the events, ideas, and beliefs about the role of religion in today's government discusses how, after the September 11th attacks, there is a more glaring pervasiveness of religious doctrine throughout both major parties and in the formulating of key political decisions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.93 SHO

Perlstein, Rick

Summary: Connects the activities and influence of today's conservative movements to a deliberate shift toward right-wing policies that began during the Carter administration and led to the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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Santorum, Rick

Summary: In his first book, Senator Santorum articulates the humane vision that he believes must inform an effective and just public policy. At the heart of genuine conservatism lies an appreciation for the civic bonds that unite a community. Santorum demonstrates how such an approach to political, social, and economic problems offers the most promise for those on the margin of life: the poor, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ISI Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.55 San

Chavez, Linda.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHA

Reich, Robert B.

Summary: Argues that real change can only come when party lines are ignored and people from both sides of the aisle band together to enact common sense policies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 REI

Sexton, Jared

Summary: "The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore is a firsthand account of the events that shaped the 2016 presidential election and the cultural forces that divided both parties and powered Donald Trump into the White House. Featuring in-the-field reports as well as deep analysis, Sexton's book is not just the story of the most unexpected and divisive election in modern political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 SEX

Seib, Gerald F.

Summary: The executive Washington editor of The Wall Street Journal chronicles the astonishing 40-year rise and decline of the conservative movement in America, sharing insights into the roles of such contributors as the Federalist Society, the NRA and Fox News.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

Toobin, Jeffrey.

Summary: Drawing on interviews with the Supreme Court justices and other insiders, a look at the powerful, often secretive world of the Supreme Court offers profiles of each justice and how their individual styles affect the way in which they wield their power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 347.732 TOO

Begala, Paul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BEG

Ingraham, Laura.

Summary: Radio personality Laura Ingraham is fed up with cultural elites on both coasts telling us how to run our lives. The American people are fed up with moral relativism, politicized education, open borders, fiscal excess, and a feckless foreign policy--to name a few. Ingraham calls on her millions of fans from red-state America to send a loud and clear message to the liberal elites: You're fired!...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 306.0973 ING

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Summary: The ideas that animate mainstream American conservatism have long been misunderstood or belittled. Here, in a sweeping gathering of 45 essential conservative writers, editor Andrew Bacevich surveys the core currents of conservative thought in the United States since 1900: the importance of tradition, the value of familial and local ties, the mounting of resistance to an ever-expanding state,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 AME

Hochschild, Arlie Russell

Summary: "In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country--a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 HOC

Spence, Gerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 791.4502 SPE

Blumenthal, Sidney

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BLU

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