HAPPY BIRTHDAY: National Review's founding father and longtime editor, William F. Buckley Jr., was a prolific author and syndicated columnist; the frequently imitated but inimitable host of Firing Line; an indefatigable public speaker; and sailor, skier, and joyous friend to uncounted numbers of people. On his birthday, November 24, here's a selection of photos chronicling a fraction of his activities over the years.

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