Intellectual heavyweights William F. Buckley Jr. (left) and Gore Vidal debated 10 times around the time of the Republican and Democratic conventions in 1968.
Intellectual heavyweights William F. Buckley Jr. (left) and Gore Vidal debated 10 times around the time of the Republican and Democratic conventions in 1968. HANDOUT Magnolia Pictures
Intellectual heavyweights William F. Buckley Jr. (left) and Gore Vidal debated 10 times around the time of the Republican and Democratic conventions in 1968. HANDOUT Magnolia Pictures

‘Best of Enemies’: Buckley, Vidal and the birth of clamorous TV, 3 stars

August 13, 2015 08:00 AM