The Press: The National Review

On newsstands this week will appear a new journal of opinion: National Review. The editor and publisher: young (29) William F. (God and Man at Yale) Buckley Jr. The first issue combines a conservative line (far to the right of the Eisenhower Administration) with a chip-on-shoulder, fiercely partisan tone reminiscent of left-wing weeklies in the '30s. _ Leading a staff that numbers such onetime left-wingers as James Burnham and Eugene Lyons, Editor Buckley declares ward on "the Liberals, who run this country." Of the 120 backers who put up $290,000 to launch National Review according to Buckley, nobody, "not even myself,"...

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