Death of Barry Goldwater

January 1, 1909 - May 29, 1998
Paradise Valley, Arizona | Age 89

Former Senator and presidential hopeful dies at 89
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Barry Goldwater, the man who helped to re-shape the U-S Republican party, has died at the age of 89.

The former Senator died on Friday at his home in Phoenix, Arizona.

He was viewed by many as a tough-talking cowboy, who did not lose his rough edges despite a 30-year career in the U-S Senate and a failed attempt to become president.

He will be remembered as the outspoken icon of conservatism.

Barry Goldwater was a colourful character who held a seat in the...

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