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The Claremont Review of Books offers bold arguments for a reinvigorated conservatism, which draws upon the timeless principles of the American Founding and applies them to the moral and political problems we face today. By engaging policy at the level of ideas, the CRB aims to reawaken in American politics a statesmanship and citizenship worthy of our noblest political traditions.

Vol. XIV Number 3, Summer 2014

Table of Contents

From the Editor's Desk



William Voegeli: 
Hippie Days are Here Again

The new McGovernites are determined to succeed where the old Obamanauts have failed.

Steven F. Hayward: 
Extremism and Moderation

Barry Goldwater's notorious convention speech, 50 years later.

Algis Valiunas: 
On the Slaughter Bench of History

The First World War and its lessons.

Stanley Kurtz: 
Déjà Two

The disaster of a second Clinton co-presidency.

Richard Samuelson: 
John Adams vs. Edmund Burke

Who is more important for a truly American conservatism?

Michael Nelson: 
Triumph and Tragedy

How civil rights went wrong.

Catesby Leigh: 
Natural Right and Art History

Two recent art exhibits make it harder to see things as they are.

Reviews of Books

John O'Sullivan: 
Selling America Short, and Nasty

David P. Goldman: 
The Empire Has No Tailors

Daniel C. Palm: 
Freedom Fighters and Terrorists

John Yoo: 
Seeds of Monarchy?

Edward J. Erler: 
Originalist Sin

Jeremy Rabkin: 
A Broadside for Liberty

Donald L. Drakeman: 
Agreeing to Disagree

Michael M. Uhlmann: 
Thou Shalt Not Steal

Bradley C.S. Watson: 
Kingdom of Righteousness

Richard Vedder: 
The Income Inequality Racket

Michael Knox Beran: 
The Private Faces of Public Virtue

Paul A. Cantor: 
A Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma

Theodore Dalrymple: 
Sense and Sensibility

John Fonte: 
Rebel with a Better Cause

Ralph C Hancock: 
City Limits

In Memoriam

Parthian Shot

James W. Ceaser: 
Three Funerals

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