By Alvin Felzenberg
William F. Buckley Jr. is greatly 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 features of Buckley’s profession, 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 structures and drew upon his massive community of contacts, his own appeal, his outstanding wit, and his superstar prestige to maneuver the guts of political gravity within the usa towards his viewpoint. together with many not often visible images, this account of 1 of the main compelling personalities of yankee politics will entice 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