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Bill Buckley, Churchillian

Bill Buckley, Churchillian

William F. Buck­ley, Jr. recall­ing her father’s speech­es with Churchill Cen­tre Patron Lady Soames, Inter­na­tion­al Churchill Con­fer­ence, Boston, Novem­ber 1995.

In Right Time, Right Place, his new book about his life work­ing with Wil­i­iam F. Buck­ley, Jr. at Nation­al Review, Richard Brookhis­er aserts that WFB dis­liked Sir Win­ston. I queried Brookhis­er who replied: “WFB’s obit for Churchill in NR was notably grudg­ing, and reflect­ed I think his youth­ful Amer­i­ca First con­vic­tions.” As these two men are my only heroes liv­ing or dead, I was dis­ap­point­ed to see such an asser­tion from some­one who appar­ent­ly knew Buck­ley very well.…

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