William F. Buckley, Jr. Dies at 82

William Frank "Bill" Buckley, Jr. (November 24, 1925 – February 27, 2008) was an American author and conservative commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, hosted the television show Firing Line from 1966 until 1999, and was a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist. His writing style was famed for its eloquence, wit, and use of uncommon words.

 

Search the catalog for his books.   See this retrospective on his retirement from the National Review and this entry in the Encyclopedia of  World Biography.

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