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- ISBN: 9780975899847 | 0975899848
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/1/2010
First published in 1960 to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Bill Buckley's brash, consequential magazine of opinion,An Evening withNational Review: Some Memorable Articles from the First Five Yearsis republished, in its exact form, for the enjoyment of today's conservatives, who can see why the great writers who madeNational Reviewtheir journalistic home in the late 1950s -- people such as Whittaker Chambers, Russell Kirk, Morrie Ryskind, and many others (including renowned cartoonists C.D. Batchelor and John Kreuttner) -- remain worthwhile, entertaining, and timeless.This collection includes articles written by: * William F. Buckley Jr. -- founder ofNational Review * Whittaker Chambers -- author of the classic memoirWitness * Russell Kirk -- godfather of the modern conservative movement * James Jackson Kilpatrick -- leading conservative journalist * Morrie Ryskind -- renowned humorist and screenwriter * Frank S. Meyer -- influential conservative thinker and advocate of "fusionism" * Garry Wills -- award-winning author first published inNational Review * Ralph de Toledano -- important conservative journalist and music critic * Dorothy Sayers -- best-selling British novelist and essayist * John Chamberlain -- America's premier book reviewer * James Burnham -- preeminent conservative thinker and writer * Priscilla L. Buckley --National Review's managing editor