Money and Ideas Matter

The F(o)unding Fathers and Families of the Conservative Movement
  • Valerie Scatamburlo-D’ Annibale
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 70)


Many accounts of the conservative movement and the origins of its philanthropic base tend to point to two prominent figures—William F. Buckley, Jr. and Lewis Powell. Indeed, Buckley is often referred to as the father of modern conservatism and Lewis Powell is credited with mobilizing big business to the cause of fighting “liberal” orthodoxy and reinvigorating free-market ideology in the early 1970s.1


Affirmative Action Bush Administration National Labor Relation Board Leadership Institute Heritage Foundation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerie Scatamburlo-D’ Annibale
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  1. 1.University of WindsorCanada

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