Acclaimed Journalist and Scholar Jay Nordlinger to Speak on the Life of William F. Buckley, Jr.


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February 6, 2024
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Dr. Anthony Leigh,

Acclaimed Journalist and Scholar Jay Nordlinger to Speak on the Life of William F. Buckley, Jr.

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Montgomery, Ala. –On Tuesday, February 13, distinguished journalist and author Jay Nordlinger will speak from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Smith Recital Hall on the Huntingdon College campus. The topic of his address will be the life and importance of Mr. William F. Buckley, Jr. The event is sponsored by the history department, College Republicans, the Madison Society, and Huntingdon Libertarians.  The event is free and open to the public.

Jay Nordlinger is a senior editor of National Review and a book fellow of the National Review Institute. He writes about a variety of subjects, including politics, foreign affairs, and the arts. He is music critic for The New Criterion. Since 2002, he has hosted a series of public interviews at the Salzburg Festival. For the National Review website, he writes a column called “Impromptus.” With Mona Charen, he hosts the Need to Know podcast, and he also hosts a podcast called “Q&A.” In 2011, he filmed The Human Parade, with Jay Nordlinger, a TV series bringing hour-long interviews with various personalities. His latest book is Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators. He is also the author of Peace, They Say, a history of the Nobel Peace Prize. Some 100 pieces are gathered in Here, There & Everywhere: Collected Writings of Jay Nordlinger. A native Michigander, Nordlinger lives in New York.


Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section 106.8 of the 2020 Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, other applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.  Similarly, it prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin in its education program

Dr. Anthony J. Leigh

Dr. Anthony J. Leigh

Senior Vice President for Student and Institutional Development; Dean of Students
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