The Death of William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley, the influential conservative writer, intellectual, and raconteur, is dead at 82.

Go to National Review Online, which he founded, for a wide array of tributes.

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  • Bruce

    What an important example this man set for a few generations, now, of conservative thinkers. He opened up the public square more effectively, with intellect and humor and insight, than anyone I can think of.

  • Bruce

    What an important example this man set for a few generations, now, of conservative thinkers. He opened up the public square more effectively, with intellect and humor and insight, than anyone I can think of.

  • Joe

    A sad day for the world. WFB took the sentiments of millions and added the intellectual meat.

  • Joe

    A sad day for the world. WFB took the sentiments of millions and added the intellectual meat.

  • organshoes

    The sort of person, with the sort of intellect, ambition, grace, wit, and accomplishment, you’d expect a classical education to produce.
    Sheer class.

  • organshoes

    The sort of person, with the sort of intellect, ambition, grace, wit, and accomplishment, you’d expect a classical education to produce.
    Sheer class.