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  • Memorial Service for William F Buckley
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    Memorial Service for William F. Buckley

    A memorial service for William F. Buckley was held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. Only a portion of the service was shown, featuring eulogies by former Secretary Henry…

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  • emHappy Days Were Here Againem
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    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 House. The book is a collection of more than 120 articles and…

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  • emNearer My Godem
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    Nearer My God

    Mr. Buckley talked about his book, Nearer My God: An Autobiography of Faith. The book is Mr. Buckley’s thirty-eighth book and reviews his experiences with religion in his lifetime and…

    547 views
  • emWhittaker Chambers A Biographyem
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    Whittaker Chambers: A Biography

    Following introductory remarks by Hilton Kramer and William Buckley,Jr., Sam Tanenhaus discussed his book, Whittaker Chambers: A Biography which traces the life of Chambers from communist…

    553 views
  • Firing Line Panama Canal Treaties
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    Firing Line: Panama Canal Treaties

    Before the U.S. Senate considered their ratification in 1978, the Panama Canal Treaties were the subject of a television debate. William F. Buckley debated for ratification and Governor…

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  • Regnery Publishing 50th Anniversary
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    Regnery Publishing 50th Anniversary

    Mr. Buckley and others spoke at a 50th anniversary dinner for Regnery Publishing. They spoke about the conservative effort to spread ideas through establishing their own publishing houses…

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  • Ideology of Western Renaissance
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    Ideology of Western Renaissance

    Speaker Gingrich talked about various issues confronting conservatives and the agenda of the U.S. Congress. Mr. Buckley defended conservatism and its ideals, especially in the struggle…

    259 views
  • emThe Right Wordem
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    The Right Word

    Mr. Buckley and his long-time editor spoke about his new book, The Right Word: About the Uses and Abuses of Language, and About Vocabulary; About Usages, Style and Speaking; Fiction,…

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  • Conservative v Liberal Ideology
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    Conservative v. Liberal Ideology

    Former Senator McGovern and Mr. Buckley debated the question, “Conservative and liberal ideology: which is the best guide into the 21st century?” After 15-minute statements and rebuttals,…

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  • Washington Journal Monday
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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    213 views
  • English Language Usage
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    English Language Usage

    Participants discussed the current uses and abuses of the English language. They shared stories about the importance of word choice and the ease of miscommunication. They also took questions from…

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  • William F Buckley Tribute
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    William F. Buckley Tribute

    As part of a tribute to Mr. Buckley, George Will praised him and traced his career along with that of conservatism in the U.S. Mr. Buckley was presented with the 1996 Goldwater Award.…

    316 views
  • Washington Wednesday Journal
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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    141 views
  • Churchill Statesmanship Award
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    Churchill Statesmanship Award

    The participants lauded Mr. Buckley for his leadership in conservative opinion through his books and his founding of The National Review. Also mentioned was his television show, “Firing…

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  • Conservative Intercollegiate Studies
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    Conservative Intercollegiate Studies

    Following a short awards ceremony, Mr. Buckley spoke about the need for reduced government in education. He also analyzed the “idiocy” of political correctness.

    182 views
  • Changing Values and a Changing America
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    Changing Values and a Changing America

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  • Conservative Issues
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    Conservative Issues

    The Young Americans for Freedom held its 1991 annual forum entitled, “Victory over Communism: Finishing the Job,” in Washington, DC, inviting conservative speakers to discuss domestic and…

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  • Tribute to Rep Jack Kemp
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    Tribute to Rep. Jack Kemp

    The Heritage Foundation sponsored a farewell dinner for Rep. Jack Kemp who is retiring. He was praised by Vice President Bush and other dignitaries. Mr. Buckley served as master of…

    350 views
  • Tribute to Howard Baker Dinner
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    Tribute to Howard Baker Dinner

    President Ronald Reagan made humorous comments about Howard Baker. Others also roasted Mr Baker.

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