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The Rise of Bircherism (The Progressive)

Alex Constantine - June 14, 2022

" ... Although Welch was interested in poetry and languages, his family’s bitterness over 'the lost cause of the Confederacy' nagged at him. How, he wondered, could the South best avenge itself against the North’s assault on its honor? ..."

New book documents the conspiratorial career of John Birch Society founder Robert Welch.

BY ELEANOR J. BADER - The Progressive, Feb.  21, 2022

Eleanor J. Bader

Eleanor J. Bader is an award-winning New York City-based freelance writer who covers domestic social issues including education, hunger and homelessness, anti-poverty organizing, and movements for gender and reproductive justice.

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