The Corner

VDH to Be Honored at the NR Institute’s 2015 Buckley Prize Dinner — Join Us

The great Victor Davis Hanson will receive the William F. Buckley Jr. Prize for Leadership in Political Thought at the National Review Institute’s Second Annual Buckley Prize Dinner, this year being held in Dallas on October 21st. The night begins with a concert performance at the Meyerson Symphony Center, followed by a gala dinner (with Jonah Goldberg performing the emcee duties) which will celebrate the forthcoming 60th Anniversary of the founding of National Review magazine. And of course there will be a speech by VDH that may indeed leave us . . . speechless. Join us for on the big night in Big D. Click here for complete information.

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