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Author Bogus, Carl T.
Title Buckley : William F. Buckley Jr. and the rise of American conservatism / Carl T. Bogus.
Published New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2011.
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 Floor3  PN4874.B796 B65 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description x, 405 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction -- The making of the man who remade conservatism -- Choosing the path -- Civil rights -- "The loonies" -- The Cold War -- Liberalism falters -- Vietnam -- Conclusion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Documents the legacy of a leading architect of the American conservative movement, tracing his 1955 launch of the influential "National Review" and his television show "Firing Line," as well as his role in promoting modern values about the free market, religion, and an aggressive foreign policy.
Subject Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Conservatism -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781596915800 (hardcover)
1596915803 (hardcover)
OCLC number 707329314