Richard Viguerie Turns 80

A Celebration of the Funding Father of the Conservative Movement

ConservativeHQ Chairman and "funding father of the conservative movement" Richard Viguerie was the toast of Washington, D.C. at his September 23rd birthday celebration. Hundreds of the best conservative minds of past and present came to wish Viguerie well and reminisce on the early Ronald Reagan days. We celebrate Viguerie's contributions to the liberty movement with photographic highlights from the event. 

Richard Viguerie Celebrates His 80th

Politico's Mike Allen shares details of ConservativeHQ chairman Richard Viguerie's big 80th birthday bash in his latest Playbook column. Nearly 250 of the top conservative luminaries gathered in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Viguerie, the "funding father of the conservative movement."

Viguerie's 80th Birthday Bash

Mike Allen, Politico

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie's 80th birthday bash was emceed by Rebecca Hagelin. Speakers included Leadership Institute Founder Morton Blackwell, Reagan biographer Craig Shirley, conservative pollster Kellyanne Conway, Media Research Center Founder L. Brent Bozell, III, and Liberty University Provost Dr. Ron Godwin.

Viguerie: More Cruzes, No Roves

Ginni Thomas, Daily Caller

“I say to Karl Rove: We’ve done it his way. The only real big victories that conservatives have had, and there have been four of them in the last fifty years, all of them have been conservative victories,” said CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie.

Celebrating Richard Viguerie’s 80th Birthday

Far from being a look back at a successful career and a life well-lived, we expect tonight’s celebration of CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie's 80th birthday to be a look ahead.