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William F. Buckley

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  • Endorsement: Buckley's son for Obama

     
    Conservative icon William F. Buckley's son, a writer at the National Review that his father founded, pens an endorsement of Obama: "Obama has in him???I think, despite his sometimes airy-fairy 'We are the people we have been waiting for' silly......
  • Notable deaths in 2008

    Actor Paul Newman died this year. So did Larry Harmon, who was better known as "Bozo the Clown"; W. Mark Felt, who was the mysterious "Deep Throat"; and William Stulla, who as "Engineer Bill" delighted a generation of children with a simple glass of milk....
  • Obama wins William Buckley Jr.'s son

     
    by Frank James Little late to the party on this but it's still worth noting. Christopher Buckley, son of the late conservative writer William F. Buckley Jr. has endorsed Sen. Barack Obama. With typical Buckleyan wit, the former Esquire editor......
  • Chris Buckley 'fatwahed' by conservatives

     
    Christopher Buckley appeared on MSNBC's Hardball Tuesday. by James Oliphant, and updated Christopher Buckley, scion of the late conservative thinker William F. Buckley, has left the National Review, the magazine his father founded, after writing this week...
  • No prior elected posts for 4 of last 5 in Senate seat

     
    In debating the qualifications of Caroline Kennedy, it is worth noting only one of the last five occupants of the Senate seat to which she aspires held previous elected office: Republican Charles Goodell, who was a Congressman when Gov.......
  • Why we read

    Why we read
    There's a book I don't remember well, though I can remember precisely where I found it in my elementary school library -- three yards to the right of the door, in the middle of the third shelf from the floor. I was, and remain, a compulsive reader. Back...
  • Castros Cuba

    This weekend, Fidel Castro will step down as president of Cuba, defying expectations that only death would part him from the role. The Times has been on the death watch, and before that, on the re-revolution watch, since way back in 1960. Below,...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, March 2008

    Is the power and influence of the United States declining as the global economy flourishes? Yes, says our guest on this show. And it's not necessarily for the reasons you might think, such as the rising power of China and the European Union, although...
  • Extension 720 Program Guide July 2009

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 1ST CAP AND TRADE The House of Representatives has just passed their cap and trade legislation, and it now moves on to the Senate. You've heard from the media and from public figures and politicians about how this bill will solve our...
  • Peter Bart's controversial reign is ending at Variety

    Peter Bart's controversial reign is ending at Variety
    For much of the 20th century, Variety was the entertainment industry's bible, a must-read of Hollywood. Barely into the 21st, the venerable trade newspaper has been dethroned by bloggers and collapsing revenue. Now its formidable editor in chief -- who...
  • NY Columnist; Speechwriter William Safire Dies at 79

    NY Columnist; Speechwriter William Safire Dies at 79
    Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist, language expert and former White House speechwriter William Safire died Sunday, his assistant said. Safire, who was 79, had been diagnosed with cancer and died at a hospice in Maryland, assistant Rosemary...