Magazine October 2, 2017, Issue

Notes, Asides, and Memories

Jeffrey Hart, James L. Buckley, William A. Rusher (Buckley: Encounter Books; Rusher: Claremont Institute)
A plunge into correspondence past

After many and legendary years at 150 East 35th Street, National Review moved to 215 Lexington Avenue. That was at the end of 1996. Two years later, I came along. (I don’t mean that I was born but that I arrived at NR.) Never will I forget my first phone call with Jack Fowler. He was then the associate publisher, I believe, and would rise to the rank of capo. In a classic Bronx voice, he said, “Jay, welcome aboard and all that stuff.” (I have switched his original language to “stuff.”) He had me at hello, so to speak.


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