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Category Archives: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal v. William F. Buckley

Many do not know that after World War II, while an undergraduate at Yale, William F. Buckley taught beginning Spanish at the university. As a child in Paris his primary languages had been Spanish and French and, though at age seven he finally began the academic study of English, he would soon spend much time […]

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Heavyweight Scholars at War

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

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