William F. Buckley

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  • ** FILE ** In this Dec. 9, 1974 photo, author Gore Vidal tosses barbs in all directions as he discusses Hollywood unions, politics, lecturing and publicizing books during an interview in Los Angeles. Vidal died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86. (AP File Photo)

    Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies at 86

    Gore Vidal, the author, playwright, politician and commentator whose novels, essays, plays and opinions were stamped by his immodest wit and unconventional wisdom, died Tuesday, his nephew said.


  • BOOK REVIEW: A man of fortitude and faith

    When the New York Times reviewed William F. Buckley Jr.'s "Nearer, My God" in 1997, the reviewer described it as an " 'autobiography of faith,' a personal topic [in which] Buckley considers the political to be separate from the personal." In his nugget of a book, Jeremy Lott makes a case for the exact opposite: Buckley's powerful and influential political views were informed by his personal faith, not separate from it.


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