In a fresh take on William F. Buckley, Jr., the preeminent leader of the early conservative movement, author Heather Hendershot takes us behind the scenes of Buckley’s television show called Firing Line in her new book Open to Debate. If you love Bill Buckley, you’ll love this interview with Buckley biographer Heather Hendershot!
The show aired for 33 years and made conservatism both known and respectable in mainstream culture. A typical episode included Buckley debating popular political, social, and pop culture figures on the issues of the day.
Learn some amazing secrets behind the production of Firing Line, why you need a dictionary when watching it, and who were some of the most consequential guests Buckley debated in our exclusive author interview below with Heather Hendershot!
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