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A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr.

A Man and His Presidents:  The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 27, 2017

Speaking at the National Review's 30th anniversary dinner in 1985, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed that William F. Buckley Jr., "our clipboard Galahad," had come "upon the scene in a forest primeval," when "only the knights of darkness prevailed; when conservatives seemed without a champion in the critical battle of style and content." In short order, Buckley became the "most influential journalist and intellectual" of his era.

 

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