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I was a business man. When they elected me, it took me two years to learn about how government ran.

 
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Barry Goldwater, 1909-1998, U. S. Senator (Republican, AZ), Republican Nominee for President, Interview, CNN Larry King Live, June 10, 1993

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Barry Goldwater
Barry Goldwater
  • Born: January 2, 1909
  • Died: May 29, 1998
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Barry Morris Goldwater was an American politician, businessman and author who was a five-term Senator from Arizona (1953–1965, 1969–1987) and the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in 1964. Despite his loss of the 1964 presidential election in a landslide, Goldwater is the politician most often credited with sparking the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the 1960s.

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