Odyssey of a friend: Whittaker Chambers' letters to William F. Buckley, Jr., 1954-1961

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Regnery Books, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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There is an enduring music in these letters--the music of Chambers' soul toward the end of a densely complicated life.--Lance Morrow

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Contents

Introduction by William F Buckley Jr
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August 1954 to September 1955
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in January 1956 to July 1957
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Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Editor and writer William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in New York City on November 24, 1925. While at Yale University, he studied political science, history and economics and graduated with honors. In 1955, he founded the weekly journal National Review where he was editor in chief. He began his syndicated newspaper column in 1962 and his weekly television discussion program, Firing Line was syndicated in 1966. Buckley wrote "God and Man at Yale" (1951) which was an indictment of liberal education in the United States, "Up from Liberalism" (1959), "The Unmaking of a Mayor" (1966), which tells of his unsuccessful mayoral campaign as the Conservative Party candidate for New York City in 1965, and "Quotations from Chairman Bill" (1970). Buckley also wrote best selling stories of international intrigue whose titles include "Saving the Queen" (1976), "Stained Glass" (1978), "Who's on First" (1980), "Marco Polo, If You Can" (1981), and "See You Later, Alligator" (1985). He died on February 27, 2008.

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