William Buckley

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    The Orwellian Madness of the Nixon Administration

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 4, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 18 The Orwellian President: Vietnam is the struggle By David McReynolds I have, for some time, been bothered by the degree to which my father and Nixon seem alike. I love my father and, while I do not hate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Rightbloggers on DADT: A Slow March Toward Tolerance, With Side Trips to Insanity

    This weekend the Senate repealed Don't Ask Don't Tell -- the 17-year-old policy that allowed gays to serve in the U.S. military only if they could conceal their sexual orientation. The bill awaits Obama's signature. You might expect rightbloggers to be angry about it, and some of them are -- hila ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Clip Job: A Messy Birth for the World-Journal-Tribune

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 22, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 49 A Newsman Views The Newest Paper By Stan Fischler After a lengthy courtship, the Journal-American, World Telegram and Sun, and Herald-Tribune finally joined their presses in journalistic marriage l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Clip Job: Barbara Long Takes Apart The Archer-Griffith Bout Of 1966

    Barbara Long, the Voice's no-nonsense boxing critic​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 21, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 40 On One Hand in a Two-Handed Society By Barbara Long Three one-handed wonders showed up at Madison Square Garden last week. Joey Archer was there to tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    The Brief Moment of Dick Davy

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 16, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 9 Whitey at the Apollo By Barbara Long ...The m.c., smooth-talking and confident but less than precise in his choice of words, announced: "The Apollo would like to take great pleasure in presenting a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Clip Job: At William Buckley's Headquarters on Lindsay's Big Night

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 11, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 4 They Burned Their Draft Cards [Caption] THEY BURNED THEIR DRAFT CARDS on Saturday at Union Square in protest against America's role in Vietnam. The protesters -- facing long terms in jail -- are James ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2008

    William F. Buckley v. Norman Mailer

    From the Letters page of the November 11, 1965 Village Voice Letter from William Buckley Dear Sir, What the hell, let's keep the record straight, even though it is unlikely that logicians will turn to Norman Mailer for examples of syllogistic reasoning. Me: "Will you, John Lindsay, criticize Ada ... More >>

  • Books

    February 12, 2002
  • News

    May 1, 2001

    G.I. Jane

    A Hollywood Daughter’s Radical Past Winds up on the Cutting Room Floor

  • News

    September 7, 1999

    September Song

    The Silly Symphony of the Fall Fashion Magazines