A panel discussion was held on three aspects of conservatism in the 1960s: evangelical conservatism, segregationists' contributions to… read more
A panel discussion was held on three aspects of conservatism in the 1960s: evangelical conservatism, segregationists' contributions to mainstream conservatism, and the religious dimension of anticommunism. After the papers were presented, Mr. Schoenwald initiated a discussion with the panelists, who then responded to questions from members of the audience.
Stephanie Rolph talked about “'Race Is Only a Minor Concern': White Resistance and the Concealment of Race in the Civil Rights Era South.” Daniel Williams talked about “Tracing the Culture Wars in the 1960s: Richard Nixon and the Shift in Evangelical Politics from Anti‑Catholic to Anti‑Secular.” Laura Gifford talked about “'Girded with a moral and spiritual revival': The Christian Anti‑Communism Crusade and Conservative Politics.” Mr. Schoenwald moderated.
The 102nd annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians was held Wednesday, April 7 to Saturday, April 10, 2010. The panel “Conservatism in the 1960s” was held 1:45 p.m. April 8 at the Hilton Washington. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Gifford, Laura Jane Adjunct Instructor George Fox University->History Department
- Rolph, Stephanie Visiting Assistant Professor Georgia Southwestern State University->Department of History and Political Science
- Schoenwald, Jonathan Director Hunter College->Macaulay Honors College
- Williams, Daniel K. Assistant Professor University of West Georgia->History Department
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