America's new crusade

Roberts, Steven V.
August 1994
U.S. News & World Report;8/1/94, Vol. 117 Issue 5, p26
Discusses how some politicians are depicting themselves as keepers of old-fashioned values as Americans try to seek a way out of a cultural recession. Sense of pessimism expressed by Americans; Fear that America is suffering a spiritual and moral decline; Search for values; Success of religious right; Parties trying to demonize each other; Comments by John K. White, author of `The New Politics of Old Values'; President Bill Clinton's ability to fill moral vacuum.


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