William F. Buckley Jr.

William F. Buckley Jr.
Vital Statistics
 Name: William Frank Buckley Jr.
 Country of Origin: United States of America
 Occupations: Political Commentator, Television Journalist
 Year born: 1925
 Year died: 2008
 Age: 83
 ISNI: 0000 0001 2102 3576
 LCNA: n79065205
 Attribution:
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William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American public intellectual and conservative author and commentator. In 1955, Buckley founded National Review, a magazine that stimulated the conservative movement in the late-20th century United States.

Buckley hosted 1,429 episodes of the public affairs television show Firing Line (1966–1999), the longest-running public affairs show in American television history with a single host, where he became known for his distinctive Mid-Atlantic idiolect and wide vocabulary

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Samuel S. Vaughan - Buckley: The Right Word
Buckley’s provocative observations on the use and abuse of English, gathered for the first time in a single volume - a “veritable cornucopia of language and logic that belongs in every library” (Library Journal). Edited by Samuel S. Vaughan.
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Patricia Bozell - William F. Buckley Jr. - Happy Days Were Here Again
In Happy Days Were Here Again, William F. Buckley Jr. offers a collection of his finest essays from the latter part of his long career. Sometimes celebrating, sometimes assailing, Buckley takes on opponents ranging from Mikhail Gorbachev to Carl Sagan...
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Buckley vs. Vidal: The Historic 1968 ABC News Debates
Robert Gordon - Gore Vidal - William F. Buckley Jr. - Buckley vs. Vidal
Conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. and liberal author Gore Vidal exploded onto the political scene during the presidential conventions of 1968 when they debated 11 times on ABC News as a part of the network's "unconventional convention coverage."

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
Flying High: Remembering Barry Goldwater
William F. Buckley Jr. - Flying High
If any two people can be called indispensable in launching the conservative movement in American politics, they are William F. Buckley Jr. and Barry Goldwater. Buckley's National Review was at the center of conservative political analysis from the mid-fifties onward.

Thema Categories: Political Leader Biographies
Published in: English
Editions available: 4
The Reagan I Knew
William F. Buckley Jr. - The Reagan I Knew
No two people were more important to American conservatism in the postwar era than William F. Buckley Jr. and Ronald Reagan. Buckley's writings provided the intellectual underpinnings, while Reagan brought the conservative movement into the White House.

Published in: English
Editions available: 5
The Rake: A Novel
William F. Buckley Jr. - The Rake
A prototypical child of the sixties, Senator Reuben Castle coasted through his early life on a cloud of easy charisma, leaving behind more skeletons than Arlington: a highly questionable Vietnam record, an abandoned wife, and worse

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription: Notes and Asides from National Review
William F. Buckley Jr. - Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription
National Review has always published letters from readers. In 1965 the magazine decided that certain letters merited different treatment, and William F. Buckley, the editor, began a column called "Notes & Asides" in which he personally replied to the most...

Thema Categories: Political Humor
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
Last Call for Blackford Oakes: (The Blackford Oakes Mysteries Book 11)
William F. Buckley Jr. - Last Call for Blackford Oakes
More than twenty years ago William F. Buckley Jr. launched the dashing character of Blackford Oakes like a missile over the literary landscape. This newly minted CIA agent-brainy, bold, and complex-began his career by saving the queen of England and...

Thema Categories: Espionage Thrillers
Published in: English
Editions available: 5
The Fall of the Berlin Wall
William F. Buckley Jr. - The Fall of the Berlin Wall
Eloquent . . . immensely readable . . . the saga of the victory of capitalism over the brutal and irrational fraud that was state socialism. —The Baltimore Sun

Thema Categories: European history
Published in: English
Editions available: 3
Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography
William F. Buckley Jr. - Miles Gone By
Here is a unique collection of fifty years of essays chosen to form an unconventional autobiography and capstone to his remarkable career as the conservative writer par excellence. Included are essays that capture Buckley's joyful boyhood and family life; his...

Thema Categories: Philosophical Essays
Published in: English
Editions available: 4
Getting It Right: A Novel
William F. Buckley Jr. - Getting It Right
Founder of National Review, Bill Buckley gives us a witty and unusual novel, which charts the birth of the American modern conservative movement. From the Hungarian uprising of 1956, to Cold War espionage, tempestuous romance, and political skullduggery, Buckley provides...

Published in: English
Editions available: 3
Nuremberg: The Reckoning
William F. Buckley Jr. - Nuremberg
Sebastian Reinhardt, a young German-American, is yanked from routine army duty in America to serve as an interpreter at Nuremberg's Palace of Justice in 1945. He hears the stories of the infamous Nazi killers and war makers, who face prosecutors...

Thema Categories: Classic Literature & Fiction
Published in: English
Editions available: 4
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William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American public intellectual and conservative author and commentator. In 1955, Buckley founded National Review, a magazine that stimulated the conservative movement in the...
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Country of Origin: United States of America
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Occupation(s): Political Commentator, Television Journalist
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