Letters: Mar. 31, 1961

Conservatism Defined


I am glad that TIME is recognizing America's conservative leader, Barry Goldwater. Young people like myself and people of all ages will and must work for Senator Goldwater's nomination as the Republican presidential candidate in 1964. The "new frontier" of liberalism is pretty old; it is the new frontier of conservatism that will rise and crush the forces of socialism and liberalism.


Sir: May I object solemnly, and doubtless fruitlessly, to the widespread assumption that the principles and proposals of Barry Goldwater are the essence of American conservatism....

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