Book Discussion on Righteous Warrior

William Link talked about his book, Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism, published by… read more

William Link talked about his book, Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism, published by St. Martin’s Press. His book recounts the political life of former Senator Jesse Helms (R-NC). Mr. Link relays that prior to his election to office in 1973, Jesse Helms was an opponent of the civil rights movement as well as a critic of the leftist politics of the day. During his tenure in the Senate, then Senator Helms was a leader of the conservative movement for nearly three decades. Following his remarks Mr. Link responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Righteous Warrior

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 5, 2008

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