Conservatism and The Founding Fathers

Kesler, Charles R.
April 1982
National Review;4/2/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p350
This article deliberates on issues related to American conservatism. A conference was held on the topic "The Promise of American Politics: Principles and Practice after Two Hundred Years." The conference was held at the Wake Forest University in early February under the sponsorship of the Tocqueville Forum on Contemporary Public Affairs. For this event, Robert Utley, professor of political science and director of the Tocqueville Forum, brought together four hugely distinguished scholars and polemicists--Harry Jaffa, Irving Kristol, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., and Sheldon Wolin--two conservatives and two liberals.


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