**FILE**William F. Buckley Jr., the conservative pioneer and television "Firing Line" host, smiles during an interview at his home in New York on July 20, 2004.  Buckley died Wednesday morning, Feb. 27, 2008.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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**FILE**William F. Buckley Jr., the conservative pioneer and television "Firing Line" host, smiles during an interview at his home in New York on July 20, 2004. Buckley died Wednesday morning, Feb. 27, 2008.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)