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Barry Goldwater Announces His Candidiacy

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Barry Goldwater Announces His Candidiacy

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Senator Barry M Goldwater announced his candidacy for the U.S. presidency on January 3, 1964. The leader of the conservative wing of the Republican Party succeeded in winning the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in July. The very outspoken critic of opponent President Lyndon B. Johnson and his civil rights legislation was defeated.

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