The Press: Buckley's Baby

To William F. Buckley Jr., the arch, conservative editor of National Review, liberal Republican Nelson Rockefeller is so far out in left field that he's out side the G.O.P. park. Yet every time Buckley opened a newspaper, there was Rocky's determined visage adorning a full-page ad filled with short-sentence solutions to the Viet Nam war, riots in the cities and inflation. Buckley finally asked Associate Editor C. H. Simonds to see if he could outdo the Manhattan agency of Jack Tinker & Partners Inc., which supplied the Rocky ads. The result, in the current National Review:


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