Conservatism's Mythic Roots

12/15/2015 - History Professor Kathryn Olmsted in The Wall Street Journal.

Does the brutal treatment of California farm workers in the 1930s explain the ideas of Goldwater, Reagan and the Koch brothers?

Kathryn Olmsted, the chairman of the history department at the University of California, Davis, devotes much of her book to California’s Depression-era labor battles, to good effect.

Read the full review in The Wall Street Journal.