Wednesday, February 27, 2008

William F. Buckley dead at 82

He wrote 55 books.

He was a fixture on the American political and broadcast scene for decades, a distinctive and unique voice.

Read the NY Times bio here.

1 comment:

Scotland Yard said...

One of my favourite quotes by William Buckley was, "I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University."

What a mind, what a loss.