Fox News Reporting: The Right, All Along: The Rise, Fall & Future of Conservatism

Published February 06, 2011

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Sunday, December 12 at 9 p.m. ET
Hosted by Brit Hume

"The Way Forward" is the sixth and final hour of Brit Hume's series on the history of the American conservative movement. This episode tells the inside story of the movement's struggles and eventual resurgence from 2001 to the present day.

Reel 6 covers:

The presidency of George W. Bush, which sparked fierce disagreements within the conservative movement over the War on Terror, domestic spending, the Supreme Court, and the financial collapse

The election of President Barack Obama and the rise of new conservative figures like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck

The Tea Party movement and the conservative comeback in the 2010 midterm elections

This "Fox News Reporting" hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with Dick Cheney, Newt Gingrich, Donald Rumsfeld, Glenn Beck, Thomas Sowell, Pat Buchanan, Rush Limbaugh, Karl Rove, Rand Paul and many others who tell their personal accounts of the past decade in conservatism.

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Reel Five: "Passing the Torch"

"Passing the Torch" is part five of Brit Hume’s six-hour series on the history of American conservatism. This episode tells the inside story of the movement’s struggles and gains in the 11 years following the Reagan presidency.

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Reel 5 covers:

President George H. W. Bush who managed the collapse of the Soviet Union and won the Gulf War, but disappointed conservatives by breaking his "no new taxes" pledge

The rise of conservative media, including radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh

Newt Gingrich’s stunning upset in the 1994 midterm elections with a "Republican Revolution" backed by a Contract with America

George W. Bush’s new kind of conservatism: "compassionate conservatism"

This "Fox News Reporting" hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with William F. Buckley, Dick Cheney, Newt Gingrich, Steve Forbes, Jack Kemp, Pat Buchanan, James Baker, Pat Robertson, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Sanford, and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism following the Reagan era.

Reel Four: "Reagan's Resolve"

"Reagan's Resolve" is part four of Brit Hume’s six-hour series on the history of American conservatism. This episode tells the inside story of the Reagan presidency and the battles to revive the U.S. economy and defeat communism.

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Reel 4 covers:

Reagan’s unwavering faith in his tax-cutting plan to turn around America's devastated economy

Reagan’s strategy to confront Soviet communism and conviction that freedom would prevail

Reagan’s determination to reverse the trend of judicial activism in the federal courts

This "Fox News Reporting" hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with William F. Buckley, Donald Rumsfeld, George Shultz, David Stockman, James Baker, Jack Kemp, Steve Forbes, Ken Adelman, Robert Bork, Rush Limbaugh and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism’s golden era.

Reel Three: "Path to Power"

"Path to Power" is part three of Brit Hume's six-hour series on the history of American conservatism. This episode tells the inside story of how conservatives reshaped their movement following President Nixon's Watergate scandal.

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Reel 3 covers:

Ronald Reagan's 1976 primary challenge to incumbent President Gerald Ford

The rise of Christian conservatives on the national political scene

The story of how the neoconservatives moved politically left to right

Reagan's 1980 run for the White House and his victory as an unapologetic conservative

This Fox News Reporting hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with Dick Cheney, Pat Robertson, Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, Jack Kemp, Phyllis Schlafly, Steve Forbes, Rush Limbaugh and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism's struggles and ultimate victory from the 1970s to 1980.

Reel Two: "A Time for Choosing"

"A Time for Choosing" is the second hour of Brit Hume's six-hour series about the history of the American conservatism. This episode tells the inside story of how conservatives rebuilt their movement in the decade following Barry Goldwater's devastating defeat in the 1964 presidential election:

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See actor Ronald Reagan inspire young conservatives as he moved from Hollywood to politics, served two terms as California governor and nearly won the Republican presidential nomination in 1968

Follow National Review founder William F. Buckley Jr. in his only foray into elective politics — a wild race for Mayor of New York

Watch conservatives' hope turn to disappointment as Richard Nixon wins the White House, only to turn his back on conservative principles

This Fox News Reporting hour features rare footage and exclusive interviews with William F. Buckley, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Henry Kissinger, George Shultz, Dan Quayle, Pat Buchanan, Rush Limbaugh and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism's startling victories and crushing defeats from 1964 through 1974.

Series Guide

Sundays at 9 p.m. ET
Hosted by Brit Hume

"The Right, All Along: The Rise Fall & Future of Conservatism" is the inside story of a political movement that, against all odds, changed the world.

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It started 60 years ago with a small group of determined thinkers and activists and grew into the most powerful force in American politics. This six-part Fox News Reporting series features rare footage and more than 75 exclusive interviews.

Follow the stories of William F. Buckley, Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan, Robert Bork, Pat Robertson, Phyllis Schlafly, Newt Gingrich, George W. Bush and many others who tell their personal accounts of conservatism's startling victories and crushing defeats.

"The Right, All Along: The Rise Fall & Future of Conservatism" is a unique blend of history, journalism and storytelling that explains how we got to where we are today and where we may be heading.

Episode Guide:

Sunday, November 7: "Right from the Start"

Sunday, November 14: "A Time for Choosing"

Sunday, November 21: "Path to Power"

Sunday, November 28: "Reagan's Resolve"

Sunday, December 5: "Passing the Torch"

Sunday, December 12: "The Way Forward"

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