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08/06/2014Murray N. Rothbard

Mr. Murray Kempton, one of America's most perceptive journalists, attended the annual December, 1965 convention of the National Association of Manufacturers at the Waldorf, and found himself unexpectedly wistful about the good old days when the NAM spent a good portion of its energies attacking governmental interference with the individual. Instead, he found the NAM praising Administration officials, and found himself disgruntled at the change, in short at the passing of the libertarian 'Old Right" spirit that used to pervade that favorite whipping boy of the Old Left.

Volume 2, Number 1; Winter 1966


Murray N. Rothbard

Murray N. Rothbard made major contributions to economics, history, political philosophy, and legal theory. He combined Austrian economics with a fervent commitment to individual liberty.

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Rothbard, Murray N. "Old Right/New Left." Left and Right 2, No. 1 (Winter 1966): 3-7.

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