At the Republican National Convention in San Francisco in 1964, we succeeded in nominating Barry Goldwater, but the big guns of the national media and the Republican kingmakers mowed him down in the November election.
However, conservative grassrooters were not discouraged; we stuck together and started the modern conservative movement. It was several years before we got results. Then in 1980, we reaped our reward. That’s the year we overcame the power of both the kingmakers and the media, and nominated and elected Ronald Reagan as President, the greatest President of the 20th century.
This political battle is still going on and it will be hot in the coming year. You can’t be a player in the battle for who will be elected President in 2016 unless you have read the 50th anniversary edition of my book A Choice Not An Echo.
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