William F. Buckley, Jr. was an American author, political commentator, and television personality. Born in 1925 in New York City, Buckley was a prominent figure in conservative politics and played a significant role in shaping the conservative movement in the United States. He founded the influential conservative magazine, National Review, in 1955, which became a platform for conservative intellectuals and writers. Buckley’s writing style was characterized by his wit, erudition, and sharp intellect. He was known for his eloquent and articulate prose, often using complex vocabulary and sophisticated arguments to defend conservative principles.

Buckley’s works covered a wide range of subjects, including politics, history, and culture. He authored numerous books, including “God and Man at Yale” (1951), which criticized the liberal bias in academia, and “Up from Liberalism” (1959), where he outlined his journey from being a liberal to becoming a conservative. Another notable work is “The Unmaking of a Mayor” (1966), in which he chronicled his unsuccessful bid for mayor of New York City in 1965. Buckley’s influence on the conservative genre cannot be overstated, as he provided a voice and intellectual foundation for the movement during a time when it was not as widely accepted. His legacy as a writer and political commentator continues to shape conservative thought to this day

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