Before the storm : Barry Goldwater and the unmaking of the American consensus
Transcription of Annotations
Notes on front endpapers: "Wed., Apr. 18, 2 p.m. - History humiliated Lyndon Johnson! - Scotty Reston / Walter Lippmann / James MacGregor Burns. - Stephen Shadegg, Walter Reuther - L.A. Times offers Goldwater a column 3 times a week; Stephen Shadegg writes it. - Secret meeting in Chicago, Oct. 8, 1961 - White / Rusher / Ashbrook / 26 others. - Adolphe Menjon / Roger Milliken / Clarence Manion - Robet Welch's relationship to Bill Buckley. - Howard Phillips - one of the conspirators to take it away from the old timers. - H.L. Hunt's radio program hosted by Dan Smoot. - Russell Kirk, Rill Buckley, William Baroody, Jr., Steve Shadegg. - 'Conscience of a conservative' sold fast at colleges; 1/2 million on the market, #14 [on] NY Times - #10 [on]Time Mag. - Lee Edwards - new campaign publicist, son of Welland Edwards. - Nelson Rockefeller. - Would Nixon run? - Did the right wingers kill Lee Harvey Oswald? - Richard Kleindienst, Clif White - ended up being his subordinates. - Dean Bruch - Bill Baroody, AEI told the press he couldn't say whether he was a liberal or conserv., social friend of Goldwater." - Notes on back endpapers: "3.9 million people worked for Gold., LBJ had half as many. - Reporters missed the story. - Hello Dolly - p. 475 - producer got a cease and desist order. - LBJ raised $17 million, Gold. raised $12 million. - 22,000 donated to JFK / 44,000 to Nixon / one million B.G. - A Texan looks at Lyndon; J. Evetts Haley; Carl McIntire - 20th Century Reformation Hour, p. 476. - Walter Jenkins, p. 497; 'Choice': Goldwater pronounced it sick and racist, p. 496. - FBI Bureau's checks on 16 Goldwater staffers "illegal". - 'Social Security' - Ron Reagan, p. 500; the speech - money flowed in - Goldwater jealous - not thanked R.R. - p. 424: speech was written by W. Rehnquist & Harry Jaffa. - Primaries - 1964: Goldwater, Rockefeller, Lodge, Scranton, Romney, Nixon, M. Chase Smith. - Reagan's "A time for choosing", Oct. 27. - Thurmond becomes a Republican. - Geo. Wallace doesn't. - Bill Rusher, John Ashcroft, Karl Hess." -- Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book. - Examples: p. 16: "Barry Goldwater, an oddball, hard to place." - p. 266: "Perhaps that was why Barry Goldwater's nine-year string of good press was about to vanish in a puff of smoke." - p. 429: "There were some times, traveling with Goldwater, .., when one wondered whether the candidate really thinks of himself as a man seeking the Presidency of the United States." - p. 461: "When it came to race, Americans didn't have the words to say the truth they knew in their hearts to be right, in a manner proper to the kind of men they wanted to see when they looked in the mirror each morning. Goldwater was determined to give them the words." - p. 497: "We are not going to send American boys nine or ten thousand miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves." - p. 513: "The Johnson majority - at over 61 percent the greatest popular mandate in history - is indisputable proof that the voters are in the center." - "Blacks voted upwards of 90 percent for Johnson." - p. 516: "The GOP seems certain to occupy its current role as a minority party for the foreseeable future."