Dr. Steven Hayward Remembers Walter Berns and Harry Jaffa | Wall Street Journal
The Feud That Revived Conservatism
Walter Berns and Harry Jaffa clashed often, but their thinking about constitutional matters revitalized the right.
By Steven F. Hayward, The Wall Street Journal
Sad news came over the weekend that the great political scientists Walter Berns and Harry V. Jaffa, both in their mid-90s, had died within a few hours of one another. The thoughts of many who knew them ran to the parallel between the passing of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson within hours of each other on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1826. . . Log in to read more.