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

  • Title: William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives
  • Author: John B. Judis
  • ISBN: 9780743217972
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
  • William F Buckley Jr Patron Saint of the Conservatives Judis captures Buckley s zest and elan showing the youthful son of a wildcat oilman as well as the articulate urbane Buckley Readers meet the man who influenced a generation of politicians the man w
    Judis captures Buckley s zest and elan, showing the youthful son of a wildcat oilman as well as the articulate, urbane Buckley Readers meet the man who influenced a generation of politicians the man who founded today s American conservatism 16 page photo insert.

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      Published :2019-06-22T09:16:14+00:00

    About John B. Judis


    1. John B Judis is an American journalist Born in Chicago he attended Amherst College and received B.A and M.A degrees in Philosophy from the University of California at Berkeley He is a senior editor at The New Republic and a contributing editor to The American Prospect.A founding editor of Socialist Revolution now Socialist Review in 1969 and of the East Bay Voice in the 1970s, Judis started reporting from Washington in 1982, when he became a founding editor and Washington correspondent for In These Times, a democratic socialist weekly magazine.He has also written for GQ, Foreign Affairs, Mother Jones, The New York Times Magazine, and The Washington Post.In 2002, he published a book co written with political scientist Ruy Teixeira arguing that Democrats would retake control of American politics, thanks in part to growing support from minorities and well educated professionals The title, The Emerging Democratic Majority, was a deliberate echo of Kevin Phillips 1969 classic, The Emerging Republican Majority The book was named one of the year s best by The Economist magazine.


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    1. Buckley spoke each year at [Young Americans for Freedom];s convention to affirm his link to the organization that he had helped create. Held in September 1964 at the Commodore Hotel in New York City, the convention, as YAF's chairman Robert Bauman saw it, was meant to charge up the delegates for the fall [1964 Presidential] campaign. But Buckley had other things in mind.Standing at a podium draped with a huge American flag, Buckley declared that "we do not believe in the Platonic affirmations of [...]

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

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    3. revealing of Buckley's personality and wit. Author does excellent of revealing real man.

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    4. It's all about what happens on page 376.

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