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Paperback, 342 pages
Published July 1969 by G. P. Putnam's Sons (first published 1958)
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Larry Hostetler
Apr 27, 2013 Larry Hostetler rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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It is interesting to read, nay, to have available to read, the collected writings from a conservative author during the liberal upheaval that was the 1960s. Would the writings demonstrate the lack of prescience of the author, the waywardness of the ideas? Would that which was of such interest at the time be of minimal awareness today?

The book is a collection of the writings of William F. Buckley, Jr. that were penned for the most part in the mid-1960s, although there are a cogent few who hearke
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Jan 15, 2013 Jack rated it really liked it
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This is a collection of Buckley's writings dating from 1958 to 1968. It's a good place to start if you're interested in where Buckley's "head was at" during the height of liberalism (or as Buckley would have said, the depths of liberalism) in the 1960s. Lots of pointed commentary and snarky wit, organized by topic.
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Collections/Excerpts from National Review...always, IMHO, worth reading and re-reading.
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William Frank Buckley, Jr. was an American author and conservative commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, hosted 1,429 episodes of the television show Firing Line from 1966 until 1999, and was a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist. His writing style was famed for its erudition, wit, and use of uncommon words.

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