Saturday, December 10th, 2016

I stumbled across an old book review by Eric Redman of William F Buckley’s United Nations Journal: A Delegate’s Odyssey, and I had to pause at: It is true, as Isaiah Berlin insists, that such rulers often find themselves on the slippery slope between Rousseau and Robespierre and that the rationalizations for liberal restraints are […]

Think of Christopher Buckley’s support for Barack Obama as preface to his new book about his parents, William F. Buckley Jr and his wife Pat. Christopher Buckley, the author of Thank You For Smoking, told the New York Post that some people might be unhappy with his new book. “This book is going to land […]

Today is the funeral service* for William F Buckley Jr at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. National Review is remembering their founder today. For me, it’s that strange and sad feeling of the loss of an old friend I never met but I’ll always remember. RIP. *note correction in comments Print this entry

Charlie Rose interviews William F. Buckley in 1997 about his book, Nearer, My God. The interview with Buckley follows an interview with William Bennett and begins at the 33:00 mark. Print this entry

Charlie Rose interviews William F. Buckley in 1997 about his book, Nearer, My God. The interview with Buckley follows an interview with William Bennett and begins at the 33:00 mark. Print this entry

I still remember receiving the letter saying my question would be answered in the next issue of National Review. Then I remember trying to explain it to people. Print this entry

I still remember receiving the letter saying my question would be answered in the next issue of National Review. Then I remember trying to explain it to people. Print this entry

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient William F. Buckley Jr. WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, JR.Awarded byPresident George BushNovember 18, 1991 William F. Buckley, Jr. has long served this Nation as a prolific author and as a thoughtful and insightful commentator on public affairs. His columns, books, novels, and television programs have enlightened and entertained millions with a […]

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Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient William F. Buckley Jr. WILLIAM F. BUCKLEY, JR.Awarded byPresident George BushNovember 18, 1991 William F. Buckley, Jr. has long served this Nation as a prolific author and as a thoughtful and insightful commentator on public affairs. His columns, books, novels, and television programs have enlightened and entertained millions with a […]