- Name: William F. Buckley Jr.
- Born: 11/24/1925
- Died: 02/27/2008 (82 years old)
- Occupation: Editor, author, political commentator
William Frank Buckley Jr. (born William Francis Buckley; November 24, 1925– February 27, 2008) was an American public intellectual and conservative author and commentator. In 1955 Buckley founded National Review, a magazine that stimulated the conservative movement in the late-20th century United States. Buckley hosted 1,429 episodes of the public affairs television show Firing Line (1966–1999), the longest-running public affairs show in American television history with a single host, where he became known for his distinctive Mid-Atlantic idiolect and wide vocabulary.
Birth Name: William Francis Buckley
School: Yale University
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
William F. Buckley Jr. quotes :
Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.William F. Buckley, Jr.
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.William F. Buckley, Jr.