Buckley in Connecticut

January 1980
National Review;1/4/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p17
The article comments on the decision of Senator James Buckley (R-N.Y.) to enter the Republican race for the seat being vacated by retiring Senator Abraham Ribicoff (D-Conn.). It states that Buckley will face opposition from fellow Republicans and identifies the likely Democratic candidate for the seat. It discusses the historical and philosophical issues raised by Buckley's candidacy. Finally, it describes the characteristics of Buckley and asserts that he truly exemplifies a U.S. senator.


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