William F. Buckley, Jr.
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"William Frank Buckley, Jr." was an Conservatism in the United States/American conservative author and political commentator/commentator. He founded the political magazine National Review in 1955, which had a major impact in stimulating the conservative movement. He hosted 1,429 episodes of the television show Firing Line from 1966 until 1999, where he became known for his Mid-Atlantic English/transatlantic accent and wide vocabulary. He also wrote a nationally Print syndication/syndicated newspaper columnist/column, and wrote numerous spy novels.

George H. Nash, a historian of the modern American Conservative movement, states that Buckley was "arguably the most important public intellectual in the United States in the past half century... For an entire generation, he was the preeminent voice of American conservatism and its first great ecumenical figure." Buckley's primary contribution to politics was a fusionism (politics)/fusion of traditional American political conservatism with laissez-faire economic theory and anti-communism, laying groundwork for the new American conservatism of U.S. presidential candidate Barry Goldwater and President Ronald Reagan.

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