Reading Schedule

Week One: Lichtman, Introduction

Week Two:

Lichtman 1-182


Week Three:

Lichtman 184-329

Farber and Roche, The Conservative Sixties, Introduction

Roche, “LBJ and the Conservative Movement”

Perlstein, Before the Storm, Introduction


Week Four:

Lichtman, White Protestant Nation, 330-456


Week Five:

MacLean, Democracy in Chains


Week Six:

Goldwater, The Conscience of a Conservative or Why Not Victory?

Hoover, Masters of Deceit

Perlstein, Before the Storm, Part One 3-98


Week Seven:

Smoot, The Invisible Government

NEP Cartoons

Perlstein, Before the Storm, Book Two, 99-246


Week Eight:

Welch, The Politician

schwarz, “recruiting of a communist”

Stormer, None Dare Call It Treason

Perlstein, Before the Storm, Book Three, 247-408


Week Nine:

Haley, A Texan Looks at Lyndon

Schlafly, A Choice Not an Echo

Perlstein, Before the Storm, Book Four, 409-516


Week Ten:

Skousen, The Naked Communist

hargis, The facts about communism and our churches

FBI FILE, Letters about ncc


Week Eleven:

Hofstadter, “The Pseudo Conservatives”

Suall, The Ultras

mcevoy, “Goldwater supporters”


Week Twelve:

Robin, The Reactionary Mind

student essays

Week thirteen:

student essays

 week fourteen:

student essays