by James Como (December 2016)
Heather Hendershot, Open to Debate: How William F. Buckley Put Liberal America on The Firing Line.
Broadside Books, 2016. 357pp. $28.99.
Over my seventy years I’ve admired a number of public figures but have given my heart (so to speak) only to two, Ronald Reagan and William F. Buckley, Jr. The answer to the question, Why these two? is simple, though not so simple as to offer it here; fortunately, with respect to my fondness for Buckley, I don’t have to, for Heather Hendershot has provided one definitive answer. more>>>