Firing Line with William F. Buckley “Professor Galbraith Names Names”

Firing Line Videos, Hoover Institution, taped on May 18, 1999, uploaded to YouTube on March 5, 2015.

Guest: John Kenneth Galbraith


John Kenneth Galbraith had just written, Mr. Buckley tells us, a book of “biographical sketches of mighty men and women he has known,” which was dubbed “Name-Dropping” as a “neat job of disarming his critics” who accused him of as much for writing it. While this show has the customary Buckley-Galbraith backchat, it focuses on Galbraith’s more than 60 years on the public scene.