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Sanford D. Horwitt

Saul Alinsky, Newt Gingrich, And The Culture Wars—Conducted Transtemporally

A couple of years ago, in a “Tim’s Light Reading” entry, I mentioned Saul Alinsky. At the time I expressed some surprise upon learning that Alinsky maintained a thirty-year correspondence with the French Catholic neo-Thomist philosopher Jacques Maritain. I have three subsequent observations: (1) Have I really been putting up “light reading” posts that long? Wow. Then again, yesterday was this blog’s fifth birthday. (2) I’m _still_ amazed that Alinsky and Maritain kept in touch that long. (3) That post is the _only_ mention before today of Alinsky here at USIH. Today I am going to blow out (3) in Read more