- NAME: Barry Goldwater
- OCCUPATION: U.S. Representative
- BIRTH DATE: January 02, 1909
- DEATH DATE: May 29, 1998
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Phoenix, Arizona
- PLACE OF DEATH: Paradise Valley, Arizona
- Full Name: Barry Morris Goldwater
- AKA: Barry M. Goldwater
- AKA: Barry Goldwater
- Nickname: "Mr. Conservative"
- Nickname: "Mr. Republican"
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Barry Goldwater was an American politician best known as a senator from Arizona and the Republican candidate for president in 1964.
Watch a short video about Barry Goldwater who was credited for remaking the Republican Party. His reputation as a right wing extremist caused his defeat in the presidential election in 1964, although he was pro-gay rights.
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He continued to make public appearances until the late 1990s, demanding a return to fiscal rather than social conservatism as the basis of a national platform.
Barry Goldwater died at his home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, on May 19, 1998.
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