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Heroic conservatism : why Republicans need to embrace America's ideals (and why they deserve to fail if they don't)

Author: Michael J Gerson
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Journalist and speechwriter Gerson uses his own experiences in the upper tier of the Bush White House to show why America needs a conservatism that is heroic in its aspirations--including "compassionate conservative" proposals to confront global AIDS, combat poverty in America, and promote human rights and dignity abroad--initiatives that Gerson fought for during his time in government. Gerson has a unique ability  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Gerson
ISBN: 9780061349515 0061349518
OCLC Number: 259152020
Notes: Includes index. -- Journalist and speechwriter Gerson uses his own experiences in the upper tier of the Bush White House to show why America needs a conservatism that is heroic in its aspirations--including "compassionate conservative" proposals to confront global AIDS, combat poverty in America, and promote human rights and dignity abroad--initiatives that Gerson fought for during his time in government. Gerson has a unique ability to frame complex issues in a way that both challenges and inspires, and here he delivers a new manifesto for the Republican Party and a memoir of a history-shaping Presidency.--From publisher description.
Description: 302 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael J. Gerson.

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Journalist and speechwriter Gerson uses his own experiences in the upper tier of the Bush White House to show why America needs a conservatism that is heroic in its aspirations--including "compassionate conservative" proposals to confront global AIDS, combat poverty in America, and promote human rights and dignity abroad--initiatives that Gerson fought for during his time in government. Gerson has a unique ability to frame complex issues in a way that both challenges and inspires, and here he delivers a new manifesto for the Republican Party and a memoir of a history-shaping Presidency.--From publisher description.

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