James Burnham

James Burnham

James Burnham was an American philosopher and political theorist. A radical activist in the 1930s and an important factional leader of the American Trotskyist movement, in later years Burnham left Marxism and turned to the political Right, serving as a public intellectual of the American conservative movement, and producing the work for which he is best known, 'The Managerial Revolution', published in 1941. Burnham is also remembered as a regular contributor to America's leading conservative publication, 'National Review', on a variety of topics. Wikipedia*

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James Burnham has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1978 Forum as an Editor for the National Review.

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Editor, [National Review] c. January 1, 1955 - c. December 31, 1987 Videos: 1

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