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Retrospective Roundtable on Leo Ribuffo’s Old Christian Right: Final Entry from Ribuffo

As Meryl Streep said on an analogous occasion, let’s do this every year. For Streep, this is done every year but this is my only opportunity to contextualize myself and my first book, The Old Christian Right. So, I will begin by expressing sincere thanks for the kind words from Rick Perlstein, Michelle Nickerson, and Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, and for Andrew Hartman’s sponsorship of this equivalent to the Oscars lifetime achievement award. It is nice to have a book honored that was rejected by five publishers, sometimes with readers’ reports suggesting that the author was as weird as the three Read more