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Encore Booknotes: Irving Kristol, "Neoconservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea, Selected Essays 1949-1995"

Irving Kristol

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Irving Kristol discussed his book, "Neo-Conservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea, Selected Essays 1949-1995," published by The Free Press. He talked at length about the evolution of his political views, which shifted from left to right over the period covered in the book. The term "neo-conservative" was coined as a criticism of Mr. Kristol's work in the 1980s.       

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Irving Kristol

Irving Kristol

Irvnig Kristol was the managing editor of Commentary magazine.  He was also the founder and publisher of The National Interest.  Irving Kristol died on September 18, 2009, at the age of 89. 


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Encore Booknotes: Irving Kristol, "Neoconservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea, Selected Essays 1949-1995"

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