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His Father’s Son



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Today on Uncommon Knowledge, Christopher Buckley on William F. Buckley.

The author of the new comic novel, Supreme Courtship, finds himself telling a hilarious tale.  Arriving by train to join his father in sailing out onto Long Island Sound, Christopher discovered that a nor’easter had blown into Connecticut.  Would gale force winds deter WFB?  Of course not.

“Great men,” says Christopher Buckley, “always have up too much canvas.”

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