A Generation Awakes
Wayne Thorburn held several positions for the Young Americans for Freedom, including executive director.
Wayne Thorburn talked about his book A Generation Awakes: Young Americans for Freedom and the Creation of the Conservative Movement (Jameson Books, 2010). In his book he presents a history of the political organization, the Young Americans for Freedom, which was founded in 1960. The author recounts the role the group played in the expansion of the conservative movement and profiles several of the members that went on to serve in Congress, as governors, as judges, and as the vice president of the United States. Wayne Thorburn discussed his book at the 32nd Annual National Conservative Student Conference of the Young America’s Foundation, held at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
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