A Torch Kept Lit ~ for Christmas ~ William F Buckley
The book titled “A Torch Kept Lit” Great lives of the 20th Century
Written by William F. Buckley
It is a collection of eulogies the late William F Buckley, a intellectual conservative icon wrote or delivered.
By Editor James Rosen
There are mentions and conversations with Presidents of the United States, JFK, Nixon, Reagan
Pop-Culture figures like Johnny Carson, John Lennon…
Friendship is one of the recurring themes in the book. A real sweeping view of the 20th century. Rosen was asked, “What would Buckley think about this past election?” Rosen replied, “Buckley might have been dismayed by all coarseness of our discourse. Their is a hunger for civility and wit out there.
William F. Buckley said, “I would sooner be governed by the first 2,000 names of the Austin telephone directory than by the faculty of Harvard University.” Telling…Isn’t it?