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William F. Buckley, Jr. (1925–2008)

Autor/a de God and Man at Yale

117+ obres 8,429 Membres 89 Ressenyes 27 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Editor and writer William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in New York City on November 24, 1925. While at Yale University, he studied political science, history and economics and graduated with honors. In 1955, he founded the weekly journal National Review where he was editor in chief. He began his mostra'n més syndicated newspaper column in 1962 and his weekly television discussion program, Firing Line was syndicated in 1966. Buckley wrote "God and Man at Yale" (1951) which was an indictment of liberal education in the United States, "Up from Liberalism" (1959), "The Unmaking of a Mayor" (1966), which tells of his unsuccessful mayoral campaign as the Conservative Party candidate for New York City in 1965, and "Quotations from Chairman Bill" (1970). Buckley also wrote best selling stories of international intrigue whose titles include "Saving the Queen" (1976), "Stained Glass" (1978), "Who's on First" (1980), "Marco Polo, If You Can" (1981), and "See You Later, Alligator" (1985). He died on February 27, 2008. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de William F. Buckley, Jr.

God and Man at Yale (1951) 497 exemplars
Stained Glass (1977) 354 exemplars
Saving the Queen (1976) 329 exemplars
Who's on First? (1920) 307 exemplars
Marco Polo, If You Can (1982) 285 exemplars
The Story of Henri Tod (1983) 273 exemplars
See You Later Alligator (1985) 256 exemplars
Up from Liberalism (1959) 237 exemplars
Mongoose, R.I.P. (1987) 228 exemplars
High Jinx (1986) 226 exemplars
Buckley: The Right Word (1996) 213 exemplars
Atlantic High: A Celebration (1982) 185 exemplars
The Reagan I Knew (2008) 178 exemplars
Airborne: A Sentimental Journey (1820) 151 exemplars
Last Call for Blackford Oakes (2005) 137 exemplars
Nuremberg: The Reckoning (2002) 135 exemplars
Windfall: The End of the Affair (1992) 107 exemplars
Brothers No More (1600) 97 exemplars
The Fall of the Berlin Wall (2004) 94 exemplars
The Unmaking of a Mayor (1966) 93 exemplars
Right Reason (1985) 84 exemplars
Elvis in the Morning (2001) 74 exemplars
The Jeweler's Eye (1958) 73 exemplars
Getting it Right (1656) 67 exemplars
The Rake: A Novel (2007) 63 exemplars
In Search of Anti-Semitism (1992) 62 exemplars
Inveighing We Will Go (1972) 55 exemplars
Quotations from Chairman Bill (1970) 44 exemplars
Cruising Speed: A Documentary (1971) 37 exemplars
Rumbles Left and Right (1963) 26 exemplars
The Blackford Oakes Reader (1995) 16 exemplars
Duikvlucht in de dood (1978) 9 exemplars
Selected Works of J. S. Bach (1991) 3 exemplars
Firing Line 2 exemplars
The Red Hunter (1999) 2 exemplars
Marco Polo if you Can (1983) 1 exemplars
El vitral 1 exemplars
National Review 1 exemplars
Crisis in Space 1 exemplars
Death of a teacher 1 exemplars

Obres associades

This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women (2006) — Col·laborador — 1,082 exemplars
Amo, Amas, Amat and More (Hudson Group Books) (1985) — Introducció, algunes edicions964 exemplars
Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin (2002) — Pròleg, algunes edicions404 exemplars
The Writer's Art (1984) — Pròleg — 140 exemplars
Tombs (1995) — Col·laborador — 113 exemplars
Leftism Revisited: From De Sade and Marx to Hitler and Pol Pot (1990) — Prefaci, algunes edicions74 exemplars
Ronald Reagan: An American Hero (2000) — Introducció — 62 exemplars
Free Space (1997) — Col·laborador — 53 exemplars
The Quotable Paul Johnson: A Topical Compilation of His Wit, Wisdom and Satire (1994) — Introducció, algunes edicions49 exemplars
Essays on Hayek (1976) — Col·laborador — 49 exemplars
American Spy: My Secret History in the CIA, Watergate and Beyond (2007) — Pròleg, algunes edicions47 exemplars
Seeing Through the Eye: Malcolm Muggeridge on Faith (2005) — Introducció, algunes edicions28 exemplars
The Art of Persuasion: A National Review Rhetoric for Writers (1991) — Introducció — 27 exemplars
Living It Up with National Review: A Memoir (2005) — Pròleg — 21 exemplars
Titanic Adventure: One Woman's True Life Voyage Down to the Legendary Ocean Liner (1998) — Pròleg, algunes edicions9 exemplars
Spectrum of Catholic Attitudes (1969) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars
The Do-It-Yourself Bestseller: A Workbook (1982) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions4 exemplars
Best of Enemies [2015 film] (2015) — Actor — 4 exemplars
Violence in the streets (1969) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars
The Yenan way (1951) — Editor, algunes edicions4 exemplars
Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal [2015 film] (2015) — Archive footage — 3 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom normalitzat
Buckley, William F., Jr.
Nom oficial
Buckley, William Frank, Jr
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc d'enterrament
Saint Bernard Cemetery, Sharon, Connecticut, USA
United States of America
Lloc de naixement
New York, New York, USA
Lloc de defunció
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Causa de la mort
heart attack
Llocs de residència
New York, New York, USA
Sharon, Connecticut, USA
Paris, France
London, England, UK
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
National Autonomous University of Mexico (1943)
Yale College (B.A. ∙ 1950)
television host
lecturer (mostra-les totes 9)
CIA agent
second lieutenant (U.S. Army)
mayoral candidate
Buckley, Christopher (son)
Buckley, James L. (brother)
Heath, Aloise Buckley (sister)
Buckley, Fergus Reid (brother)
Buckley, Priscilla L. (sister)
Bozell, L. Brent (brother-in-law) (mostra-les totes 15)
Nabokov, Vladimir (friend)
Buckley, Pat (sister)
Chambers, Whittaker (friend)
Casey, William J. (friend)
Horne, Alistair (friend)
Lowenstein, Allard K. (friend)
Galbraith, John Kenneth (friend)
McGovern, George (friend)
Buckley, Patricia (wife)
National Review (Founder)
United States Army (2nd Lieutenant)
Public Broadcasting Service
Universal Press Syndicate (columnist)
United Nations
Starr Broadcasting Group, Inc. (mostra-les totes 15)
Knights of Malta
Young Americans for Freedom
Council on Foreign Relations
Conservative Party of New York
Central Intelligence Agency
New York Yacht Club
Mont Pelerin Society
Skull and Bones
Philadelphia Society
Premis i honors
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1991)
Gold Medal Award, National Institute of Social Sciences (1992)
Julius Award, University of Southern California (1990)
Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award (1989)
Shelby Cullom Davis Award (1986)
Lincoln Literary Award, Union League (1985) (mostra-les totes 19)
Creative Leadership Award, New York University (1981)
Carmel Award, American Friends of Haifa University (1980)
Americanism Award, Young Republican National Federation (1979)
Bellarmine Medal (1977)
Sigma Delta Chi (1976)
Cleveland Amory Award, TV Guide (1974)
Man of the Decade Award, Young Americans for Freedom (1970)
Emmy Award, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (1969)
Liberty Bell Award, New Haven County Bar Association (1969)
Distinguished Achievement Award in Journalism, University of Southern California (1968)
Best Columnist of the Year (1967)
Freedom Award, Order of Lafayette (1966)
National Book Award (1980)



dgmathis | Mar 15, 2023 |
OK review of what happened in Germany with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the politics of how the Cold War ended with Gorbachev etc. Good for an overall view but I learned more details from another book how some misunderstandings led to the opening of the Wall.
kslade | Dec 8, 2022 |
Great. Outstanding antidote to the current (it is always current) imagining that these times (and only THESE times) are seeing the apocalyptic breakdown of political civility. This book reminds that things were in many ways far worse in the 68-72 time period. Skewering portraits of Wm. Kunstler, SDS... even Humphey. Elegant style, though reading so much at one time, I come to expect it almost as a formula from Buckley rather than being amazed at it when I read in small doses. An excellent on the ground history of the feeling / zeitgeist at the time rather than just the too easy recollection and summary of a time.… (més)
apende | Jul 12, 2022 |
קשה להאמין ש 75 שנה אחרי שהספרון הזה נכתב הוא עדיין נקרא ומשפיע. קשה גם להבין איך הצליח בקלי להפוך את כתב הפלסטר הזה נגד ייל שכתב בגיל 24 שרובו עוסק ברכילות אישית ובטעונים חסרי היגיון וייסון, לתשתית לא רק של הקריירה של עצמו כי עם גם לאבן היסוד של התנועה השמרנית באמריקה. הדבר היחידי שניתן לומר לטובת הספר הוא העיסוק הרציני בספר ובסערה שעורר בשאלות בסיסיות לגבי החינוך וההשכלה הגבוהה בארה"ב… (més)
amoskovacs | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Nov 14, 2021 |



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