Saturday, October 1, 2016

'A Torch Well Lit' And 'Open To Debate': Two Books That Look Back At William F. Buckley

Clark S. Judge offers a good review in the Wall Street Journal of two recent books about the late conservative author, columnist and editor/founder of National Review, William F. Buckley.

One book, Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on the Firing Line by Heather Hendershot, looks back at Buckley's TV series Firing Line, and the second book, A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century, edited James Rosen, offers Buckley's view of the great and famous people of his time.

You can read the rest of the review via the below link:

Note: I was an avid viewer of Firing Line and I've read all of William F. Buckley's books. I never met him, but thankfully I was able to review two of his books for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

You can read my reviews of his books below:

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