Some History of the Conservative Movement

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An interesting article about the history of conservative think-tanks and judicial theory.

In 1971 the National Chamber of Commerce circulated a memo by future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell among business leaders which claimed that the American economic system” of business and free markets was under broad attack” by Communists, New Leftists and other revolutionaries who would destroy the entire system, both political and economic.” Powell argued that those engaged in this attack come from the college campus, the pulpit, the media, the intellectual and literary journals, the arts and sciences, and from politicians.”

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