What It Means to be a Conservative

Secretary Hodel addresses various aspects of conservative political philosophy and challenges post-Reagan era conservatives to insure the… read more

Secretary Hodel addresses various aspects of conservative political philosophy and challenges post-Reagan era conservatives to insure the continuation of Reagan’s policies. Hodel identifies four basic beliefs held by conservatives: fiscal responsibility, defiance of communism, a strong national defense, and honoring the American family and its rights with little government intervention. Hodel goes on to suggest three steps that must be taken in order to preserve the Reagan revolution: the election of George Bush, the development of a conservative cadre in the media, and an increased role for the public in influencing Congress. close

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What It Means to be a Conservative

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Program ID:
2633-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 1988

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  • May 18, 1988 | 2:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 18, 1988 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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