Future of Conservatism

Video, C-SPAN, December 9, 2004.


William F. Buckley, Jr. and his son Christopher Buckley made their first joint stage appearance to consider the future of American conservatism in a mock episode of Firing Line, William Buckley’s former television program. Christopher Buckley is also the author of many satires and was for a while a speechwriter for Vice President George H.W. Bush. Topics included the Iraq War, Barry Goldwater, the history of conservatism, the future of conservatism, and religion.

After their discussion they answered audience members’ questions.