By Alvin Felzenberg
William F. Buckley Jr. is largely considered as the main influential American conservative author, activist, and organizer within the postwar period. during this nuanced biography, Alvin Felzenberg sheds mild on little-known elements of Buckley’s occupation, together with his position as back-channel adviser to coverage makers, his intimate friendship with either Ronald and Nancy Reagan, his altering perspectives on civil rights, and his holiday with George W. Bush over the Iraq War.
Felzenberg demonstrates how Buckley conveyed his message throughout a number of systems and drew upon his substantial community of contacts, his own allure, his impressive wit, and his big name prestige to maneuver the guts of political gravity within the usa toward his standpoint. together with many hardly ever noticeable pictures, this account of 1 of the main compelling personalities of yankee politics will attract conservatives, liberals, or even the apolitical.
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A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr. by Alvin Felzenberg