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November 25, 2012 04:41 PM

WFB, four years on

by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules

Yesterday was William F. Buckley Jr.’s 87th birthday.  He did not, alas, live to enjoy the day, having died, age 83, in 2008. Nevertheless, yesterday found me pausing to remember Bill and give thanks for his friendship. There are at least a few readers, I suspect, who will be interested in what I wrote for [...]

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