Remembering William F. Buckley, Jr.

Colleagues of William F. Buckley, Jr., who died February 27, 2008, talked about him professionally and personally. They talked about… read more

Colleagues of William F. Buckley, Jr., who died February 27, 2008, talked about him professionally and personally. They talked about his personality,life and career, and his championship of conservatism. Then they responded to questions from members of the audience, including former New York Mayor Ed Koch. Myron Magnet made the opening remarks.

William F. Buckley Jr. founded National Review magazine in 1955. He was the author of more than 50 books, and was the host for more than 30 years of the television show “Firing Line.” His newspaper column, “On the Right,” was nationally syndicated.

This event took place at the Princeton Club following Mr. Buckley’s Memorial Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. close

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2008

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  • Apr 12, 2008 | 9:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 13, 2008 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2008 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2008 | 6:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 12:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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