Friday, February 29, 2008

Those he Influenced Pay Tribute

The death of William F. Buckley, Jr., meant a sad day for many, even those who were never privileged enough to meet him. The last couple days have provided for great tributes to this conservative hero and intellectual giant. Here are links to a few of the best ones, in alphabetical order:

Brent Bozell III

Denis Boyles

David Brooks

George W. Bush

Mona Charen

Linda Chavez

David Freddoso (Prof. Freddoso's son)

Christina Galbraith

Newt Gingrich

Jonah Goldberg

Joe Lieberman

Rich Lowry

William McGurn

George Nash

Peggy Noonan

Kathleen Parker

Larry Perelman

Norman Podhoretz

Mark Thiessen

George Will

Also, here is the link to a symposium National Review Online put together, in which they asked several prominent friends and fans of WFB where to begin in reading his works:

What should I read first?

I'm sure there will be many more Buckley pieces to be written in the coming days, weeks and months, so keep your eyes open.

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