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Just Right : A Life in Pursuit of Liberty (Hardcover) (Lee Edwards)
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“Lee Edwards has always been in the forefront of the struggle to restore America, to bring it back to its ancient moorings. . . . Lee has fought hard with uncommon intelligence and resourcefulness. But he has fought fair and always without rancor. . . . Truly, a man for all seasons.”
—President Ronald Reagan
Lee Edwards is not just a leading historian of the conservative movement; he has been an active player in the movement longer than anyone else.
As the Daily Caller noted in a recent profile, Edwards “has lived conservative history like none other.” And he brings that history to life in Just Right.
This memoir is full of colorful stories from a man who has been present at nearly every major event of the modern conservative movement and has done it all in a remarkable, multifaceted career.
Just Right reveals:
- Edwards’s insider account of Barry Goldwater’s pivotal 1964 presidential campaign, for which he ran national publicity
- How he wrote the first political biography of Ronald Reagan—and discovered early on that Reagan was a secret intellectual who read Hayek, Bastiat, and Chambers
- Excerpts from his fifty-year-long correspondence with William F. Buckley Jr., revealing new aspects of WFB
- Why the New York Times dubbed Edwards “The ‘Voice’ of the Silent Majority”
- How he organized the largest public demonstration in support of our men in Vietnam
- How he created the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, pushing against the federal bureaucracy for two decades to make it happen
Lee Edwards’s memoir appears at a critical time in the history of American conservatism. In an inspiring chapter aimed at the rising generation, Dr. Edwards shows how conservatives can remain a major political and philosophical force in America.