Tønnessen, Alf Tomas

Alf Tomas Tønnessen is a lecturer in American Studies at the University of Oslo and also teaches English and Norwegian at Persbråten high school in Oslo. He completed his Ph.D. in North American Area Studies at the University of Oslo.

How Two Political Entrepreneurs Helped Create the American Conservative Movement, 1973-1981: The Ideas of Richard Viguerie and Paul Weyrich
2009 0-7734-3860-2
This study examines the contribution of New Right leaders Richard Viguerie and Paul Weyrich to the mobilization of the American conservative movement. Based on archival material not previously examined, this study fills a gap in our understanding of the nuts and bolts of campaign organization and fundraising