William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743217972
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: 1/29/2001
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Prologue 11
Part 1 The Enfant Terrible 15
Chapter 1 The Counterrevolutionary 17
Chapter 2 The Young Mahster 35
Chapter 3 A Pleasing Vanity 52
Chapter 4 Into the Limelight 66
Chapter 5 A Fiery Cross on a Hillside 82
Part 2 The Editor in Chief 99
Chapter 6 McCarthy and His Friends 101
Chapter 7 The Ins and the Outs 113
Chapter 8 Standing Athwart History 132
Chapter 9 The Eisenhower Axioms 143
Chapter 10 The Two Lighthouses 159
Part 3 The Public Man 181
Chapter 11 Mater Si, Magistra No 183
Chapter 12 The Big Book 201
Chapter 13 The Boarding Party 220
Chapter 14 Demand a Recount 235
Part 4 The Establishment Conservative 261
Chapter 15 An Exhilarating Time 263
Chapter 16 The Most Right, Viable Candidate 277
Chapter 17 Verbal Soporifics 297
Chapter 18 The Shock of Rejection 317
Chapter 19 The Manhattan Twelve 328
Chapter 20 Weak and Devious Men 343
Part 5 The Celebrity 365
Chapter 21 Squire Willy 367
Chapter 22 A Dirty Business 392
Chapter 23 The Ventriloquist 413
Chapter 24 A Special Relationship 427
Chapter 25 Permanent Things 444
Epilogue 469
Notes 473
Bibliography 499
Acknowledgments 505
Index 507
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