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Isolationism, Old and New, Part I

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08/06/2014Leonard P. Liggio

During the 1964 Democratic National Convention,the American people waited while Lyndon Johnson met with the two senators, Thomas Dodd and Hubert Humphrey, between whom he would choose his vice-president. For those who were not confused by the superficial differences between them, the meeting of the three symbolized one of the major traditions in American politics. Johnson, Dodd, and Humphrey had one major common denominator: their consistent and unswerving support of American imperialism.

Volume 2, Number 1; Winter 1966


Leonard P. Liggio

Leonard Liggio was a classical liberal author, research professor of law at George Mason University, and executive vice president of the Atlas Network in Fairfax, Virginia, US.

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Liggio, Leonard P. "Isolationism, Old and New, Part I" Left and Right 2, No. 1 (Winter 1966): 19-35.