William F Buckley Jr

William F  Buckley  Jr

That is far beyond Carter.18 The most difficult column that Buckley had to write that fall was in response to the arrest of Bob Bauman. ... Bauman, Buckley concluded, should resign from Congress and from 422 WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, JR.

Author: John B. Judis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743217972

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 528

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A biography of William F. Buckley who founded modern American conservatism, started The National Review, and influenced a generation of politicians.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Conversations with William F Buckley Jr

Conversations with William F  Buckley Jr

William F. Buckley (Jr.) William F. Meehan. ture of man , people will continue to seek religion . You see the Beatles rushing off to listen to the platitudinous homilies of that Indian quack , Maharishi - what'shis - name , but they'd ...

Author: William F. Buckley (Jr.)

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 1604732253

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 186

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"The fifteen interviews in this collection are reprinted as they appeared originally ..."--Introduction.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Let Us Talk of Many Things

Let Us Talk of Many Things

Let Us Talk of Many Things, first published in 2000, brings together Buckley's finest speeches from throughout his career.

Author: William F. Buckley Jr.

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780786726899

Category: Political Science

Page: 544

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Let Us Talk of Many Things, first published in 2000, brings together Buckley's finest speeches from throughout his career. Always deliciously provocative, they cover a vast range of topics: the end of the Cold War, manners in politics, the failure of the War on Drugs, the importance of winning the America's Cup, and much else. Reissued with additional speeches, Let Us Talk of Many Things is the ideal gift for any serious conservative.
Categories: Political Science

William F Buckley Jr

William F  Buckley Jr

Joseph Sobran, “How I Was Fired by Bill Buckley,” mecfilms.com/universe c 1994; “The Real Bill Buckley,” Griffin ... William F. Buckley Jr., “Notes Toward an Empirical Definition of Conservatism,” What Is Conservatism? edited by Frank ...

Author: Lee Edwards

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781497620766

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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The modern-day Renaissance man who forged the conservative movement Noted conservative historian Lee Edwards, who knew William F. Buckley Jr. for more than forty years, delivers a much-needed intellectual biography of the man has been called “arguably the most important public intellectual in the United States in the past half century.” In this concise and compelling book, Edwards reveals how Buckley did more than any other person to build the conservative movement. Once derided as a set of “irritable mental gestures,” conservatism became, under Buckley’s guidance, a political and intellectual force that transformed America. As conservatives debate the ideas that should drive their movement, William F. Buckley Jr.: The Maker of a Movement reminds us of the principles that animated Buckley, as well as the thinkers who inspired him. The four most important intellectual influences on this great molder of American conservatism, Edwards shows, were libertarian author and social critic Albert Jay Nock, conservative political scientist Willmoore Kendall, former Soviet spy Whittaker Chambers, and realpolitik apostle James Burnham. Having dug deep into the voluminous Buckley papers, Edwards also illuminates the profound influence of Buckley’s close-knit family and his unwavering Catholic faith.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

William F Buckley Jr

William F  Buckley  Jr

Examines the development of the conservatism of William F. Buckley, jr and analyzes his essays, political commentary, and fiction

Author: Mark Royden Winchell

Publisher: Twayne Pub

ISBN: UCAL:B4421494

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 167

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Examines the development of the conservatism of William F. Buckley, jr and analyzes his essays, political commentary, and fiction
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Catholic William F Buckley Jr

The Catholic William F  Buckley  Jr

WFB & the Catholic Journalist in the Public Square A Celebration of the Catholic William F. Buckley, Jr. by Kathryn Jean Lopez “As for the seed that fell on rich soil, they are the ones who, when they have heard the word, ...

Author: James P. MacGuire

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442235601

Category: Religion

Page: 194

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Featuring contributions by Christopher Buckley, E.J. Dionne, Dom Damian Kearney, Dom Paschal Scotti, Father George Rutler, Hon. James L. Buckley, Peter M. Flanigan, Maggie Gallagher, Kathryn Jean Lopez, Lee Edwards, Roger Kimball, Joseph Bottum, and many more. The Catholic William F. Buckley, Jr. highlights the proceedings of the 2009 Portsmouth Institute conference on The Catholic William F. Buckley, Jr.
Categories: Religion

The Lexicon

The Lexicon

An informative guide for the word lover provides a series of unique words and their definitions

Author: William Frank Buckley

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0156006162

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

View: 913

An informative guide for the word lover provides a series of unique words and their definitions
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Fire Is Upon Us

The Fire Is Upon Us

Paperback reprint. Originally published: 2019.

Author: Nicholas Buccola

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691210773

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 504

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"In February 1965, novelist and 'poet of the Black Freedom Struggle' James Baldwin and political commentator and father of the modern American conservative movement William F. Buckley met in Cambridge Union to face-off in a televised debate. The topic was 'The American Dream is at the expense of the American Negro.' Buccola uses this momentous encounter as a lens through which to deepen our understanding of two of the most important public intellectuals in twentieth century American thought. The book begins by providing intellectual biographies of each debater. As Buckley reflected on the civil rights movement, he did so from the perspective of someone who thought the dominant norms and institutions in the United States were working quite well for most people and that they would eventually work well for African-Americans. From such a perspective, any ideology, personality, or movement that seems to threaten those dominant norms and institutions must be deemed a threat. Baldwin could not bring himself to adopt such a bird's eye point of view. Instead, he focused on the 'inner lives' of those involved on all sides of the struggle. Imagine what it must be like, he told the audience at Cambridge, to have the sense that your country has not 'pledged its allegiance to you?' Buccola weaves the intellectual biographies of these two larger-than-life personalities and their fabled debate with the dramatic history of the civil rights movement that includes a supporting cast of such figures as Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Lorraine Hansberry, and George Wallace. Buccola shows that the subject of their debate continues to have resonance in our own time as the social mobility of blacks remains limited and racial inequality persists"--
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

William F Buckley

William F  Buckley

For biography, as opposed to autobiography, start with John Judis's William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives. Judis's politics are not Buckley's, but it is an undeniably good biography. Mark Royden Winchell wrote a ...

Author: Jeremy Lott

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9781595554307

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 176

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Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights important lives from all ages and areas of the Church. Some are familiar faces. Others are unexpected guests. But all, through their relationships, struggles, prayers, and desires, uniquely illuminate our shared experience. William F. Buckley Jr. (1925–2008) was a voice to millions, hosting the long-running “Firing Line” TV show, writing more than 50 books, and launching National Review magazine in 1955 to “fix the newly cast conservative cannons on the enemies of collectivism, liberalism, and Communism.” Jeremy Lott makes a nuanced case for the profound influence of Buckley’s faith—he was a Catholic with Irish-Protestant roots—on his emergence as a modern-day Jonah, warning of “the doom to come if America didn’t change course, quickly.” Buckley viewed the challenges of his era as ultimately religious in nature. Like the other members of his colorful family, he believed that God, family, and country—in that order—“demanded our unswerving loyalty.” Lott traces the thread of faith that ran through Buckley’s public life, from his call for a return to orthodoxy at Yale University to his doomed but entertaining run for mayor of New York, from his jaw-dropping verbal joust with Gore Vidal to his surprisingly fresh final thoughts on the end of the Cold War.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

A Torch Kept Lit

A Torch Kept Lit

We are reintroduced, through Buckley’s eyes, to the likes of Winston Churchill and Ronald Reagan, Elvis Presley and John Lennon, Truman Capote and Martin Luther King, Jr. Curated by Fox News chief Washington correspondent James Rosen, a ...

Author: William F. Buckley, Jr.

Publisher: Crown Forum

ISBN: 9781101906224

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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The New York Times Bestseller William F. Buckley, Jr. remembers—as only he could—the towering figures of the twentieth century in a brilliant and emotionally powerful collection, compiled by acclaimed Fox News correspondent James Rosen. In a half century on the national stage, William F. Buckley, Jr. achieved unique stature as a writer, a celebrity, and the undisputed godfather of modern American conservatism. He kept company with the best and brightest, the sultry and powerful. Ronald Reagan pronounced WFB “perhaps the most influential journalist and intellectual in our era,” and his jet-setting life was a who’s who of high society, fame, and fortune. Among all his distinctions, which include founding the conservative magazine National Review and hosting the long-running talk show Firing Line, Buckley was also a master of that most elusive art form: the eulogy. He drew on his unrivaled gifts to mourn, celebrate, or seek mercy for the men and women who touched his life and the nation. Now, for the first time, WFB’s sweeping judgments of the great figures of his time—presidents and prime ministers, celebrities and scoundrels, intellectuals and guitar gods—are collected in one place. A Torch Kept Lit presents more than fifty of Buckley’s best eulogies, drawing on his personal memories and private correspondences and using a novelist’s touch to conjure his subjects as he knew them. We are reintroduced, through Buckley’s eyes, to the likes of Winston Churchill and Ronald Reagan, Elvis Presley and John Lennon, Truman Capote and Martin Luther King, Jr. Curated by Fox News chief Washington correspondent James Rosen, a Buckley protégé and frequent contributor to National Review, this volumes sheds light on a tumultuous period in American history—from World War II to Watergate, the “death” of God to the Grateful Dead—as told in the inimitable voice of one of our most elegant literary stylists.William F. Buckley, Jr. is back—just when we need him most.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography