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11/1/06: Mr. Conservative


By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – 1964 presidential candidate Barry M. Goldwater was known as "Mr. Conservative." But while denouncing liberals and communists and advocating limited government, free enterprise and a strong defense - some of his positions would shock the right today. In a new HBO documentary, director Julie Anderson and producer CC Goldwater not only profile the 30-year career of a hugely influential US Senator, but also the distance the country has traveled since his time. They join Doug, along with historian Bob Goldberg, for a discussion of the film.

  • Learn more about the documentary Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater
  • The Salt Lake City Film Center will screen Mr. Conservative on Saturday, November 4th at 7:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Library. The documentary is part of the Center's "Democracy and Human Rights Film Festival," which runs today through Monday. For a full schedule of screenings, visit them on-line

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