William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 29, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 528 pages
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A biography of William F. Buckley who founded modern American conservatism, started The National Review, and influenced a generation of politicians.
  

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Lays out conservative philosophy. A great read! The prose is moving as well as the ideas. Read full review

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revealing of Buckley's personality and wit. Author does excellent of revealing real man. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
11
The Counterrevolutionary
17
The Young Mahster
35
A Pleasing Vanity
52
Into the Limelight
66
A Fiery Cross on a Hillside
82
THE EDITOR IN CHIEF
99
The Ins and the Outs
113
Demand a Recount
235
THE ESTABLISHMENT CONSERVATIVE
261
The Most Right Viable Candidate
277
Verbal Soporifics
297
The Shock of Rejection
317
Weak and Devious Men
343
THE CELEBRITY
365
A Dirty Business
392

Standing Athwart History
132
The Eisenhower Axioms
143
The Two Lighthouses
159
THE PUBLIC MAN
181
The Big Book
201
The Boarding Party
220
The Ventriloquist
413
A Special Relationship
427
Permanent Things
444
Epilogue
469
Bibliography
499
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About the author (2001)

John B. Judis is a senior editor of "The New Republic" and the author of "William F. Buckley, Jr." and "The Paradox of American Democracy.

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