Orange County as center of a new social movement

Irvine -- Orange County was once the center of a new social movement, one that led to the Reagan presidency. So says Lisa McGirr, a historian at Harvard, and the author of a new book, "Suburban Warriors," about the emergence in Orange County in the 1960s of committed conservatives who organized a social movement that enabled Ronald Reagan to win the presidency two decades later.

McGirr will be the guest on Subversity, a public affairs interview program, on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, brodcasting today, Friday, July 6, 2001, from 5-6 p.m., and Web-cast simultaneously via

Her new book, which focuses on Orange County, and its history of Republican conservative activism, is published by Princeton University Press. The university press web-site,, offers a link to the full-text of the book's introductory chapter.

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