Political Biography of William F. Buckley, Jr.

Grant Number: 
20100478
Funder: 
The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
Date Range: 
07 Jul 2010 to 31 Dec 2014
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This book recounts the public career of one of the most celebrated and effective communicators of the last century. It documents how Buckley advanced his message through multiple venues: print journalism, public speaking, debate, television, fiction and as a candidate for public office. In the process the book will examine Buckley's long journey from political gadfly to adviser and confidante to presidents.

Publisher: Yale University Press

Expected publication date: 2016