Turning Right in the Sixties: The Conservative Capture of the GOP

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VICTORY?

Republicans, buoyed by their victories in 1966, looked eagerly toward the 1968 presidential campaign. Anxious to take advantage of the shifting circumstances of the late 1960s and the slow but steady increase in party registrants, they utilized their momentum to develop a strong foundation for 1968. Bliss traveled across the country presenting workshops on how to build support in urban and suburban areas. He encouraged Republican groups to coordinate their efforts, and he recruited qualified candidates on the precinct level. Devoted to making the party "a long range effective force in this country," Bliss focused particularly on preparing local officials and candidates in the hopes that the party could win from the bottom up. Congressional Republican leaders, also energized by the election, worked on presenting positive alternatives and forming a united opposition to the Democratic administration.1

The Republican national chair also continued to emphasize the importance of party unity, which became even more crucial as competition for the 1968 presidential nomination intensified. In addition to Bliss, party leaders such as House Campaign Committee chair Melvin Laird, House

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - An Uneasy Alliance 6
  • 2 - Challenging the Politics of Consensus Conservative Republicans and the Election of 1960 19
  • 3 - Problems and Solutions 39
  • 4 - Seizing the Moment 60
  • 5 - Baptism by Fire 82
  • 6 - Biding Their Time 104
  • 7 - Victory? 120
  • Conclusion 138
  • Notes 143
  • Bibliography 195
  • Index 205
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