¹ 3 - 2008
Pavlov A.V.

William Frank Buckley, Jr., and the Emergence of American Conservatism

The article describes the life and creative activities of William Frank Buckley, Jr., (who died in February, 2008) - founder, ideological inspirer and the most eminent advocate of American conservatism. Much attention is given to the US right-wing press and especially to the National Review journal (appears since 1955) - a popular conservative publication whose editor-in-chief for a long time was Buckley. The article also discloses the role that Buckley used to play in American conservatism as political and intellectual movement; his criticism against liberal ideology and politics; laudation by him of the principal values of conservatism, such as revelation, church, tradition and family; Buckley’s attitude towards the national question.