Writings of Kirk and Buckley
The third hour of the program will be an interview with William F. Buckley Jr. taped at Mr. Buckley’s home in Stamford, CT. He talked about the history of the conservative movement and conservative political thought in America.
Set in Dutch Barn Library at Russell Kirk Center, the guests talked about the history of the modern conservative political movement in the U.S. through the life and writings of Russell Kirk and William F. Buckley. They will discuss why the authors wrote, who read their works, and what influence they had on the 1960s and 1970s. They will also respond to audience telephone calls. Scenes of downtown Mecosta, Kirk’s grave and Hillsdale College will be featured. In addition, video clips of Kirk and Buckley together, Kirk with Arthur Schlesinger, Buckley speaking about Kirk, and Kirk at a Piety Hall seminar will be shown.
The third hour of the program will be an interview with William F. Buckley Jr. taped at Mr. Buckley’s home in Stamford, CT. He talked about the history of the conservative movement and conservative political thought in America. close
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William F. Buckley Jr. Editor at Large National Review
- Bruce Collins General Counsel C-SPAN
Ian Crowe Program Director Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal
Andrea Kirk Daughter
Annette Kirk President Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal
Wilfred M. McClay Chair University of Tennessee, Chattanooga->Excellence in Humanities
Susan Swain Executive Vice President C-SPAN
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