Paul Weyrich, Empowering The Right

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As the co-founder of The Heritage Foundation and National Empowerment Television, and the CEO of the Free Congress Foundation, activist Paul Weyrich helped turn social conservatives into a powerful force in the Republican party. Weyrich died Dec. 18. He was 66.

This interview was originally broadcast May 5, 1995.



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