Book Discussion on Happy Days Were Here Again

Author and commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. talked about his compendium titled Happy Days Were Here Again, published by Random… read more

Author and commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. talked about his compendium titled Happy Days Were Here Again, published by Random House. The book is a collection of more than 120 articles and speeches written between 1985 and 1993. Beginning with Mr. Buckley’s 1950 Class Day speech while a student at Yale, he addresses the Cold War, the passing of friends, the joys of sailing the open seas, liberty, and the comfort of faith. The selections, edited by his sister Patricia Bozell, include commentary from the author that provides historical context for his speeches. close

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Book Discussion on Happy Days Were Here Again

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 1993
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 2006

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  • Oct 24, 1993 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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