Virtue and Conservatism

Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Kristol debated the meaning of contemporary conservativism. Mr. Sullivan talked about the… read more

Mr. Sullivan and Mr. Kristol debated the meaning of contemporary conservativism. Mr. Sullivan talked about the impeachment of President Clinton, abortion rights and homosexuality, saying that these issues had changed the conservative movement’s focus from limited government and privacy to a crusade to build moral authority. Mr. Kristol defended the movement’s stance on these issues, saying that conservatism was about liberty and virtue and that there was a natural moral component to the philosophy. After their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Virtue and Conservatism

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Program ID:
121890-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 10, 1999
Last Aired:
Jul 6, 1999

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  • Apr 10, 1999 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 11, 1999 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 11, 1999 | 6:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 06, 1999 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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