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Jan10-11, 04:40 PM
came out, Bill Buckley, editor of the newly created
magazine, did not know quite what to make of it and assigned
for review to
who had recently joined NR. In 1957 Chambers was one of the
most famous former collectivists,
former communists, former spies in the US. Just before WWII, Chambers finally rejected communism, left the communist underground in the US and condemned it, later testifying in HUAC and the courts.
Chambers was also a brilliant Columbia educated writer and lingu
with an encyclopedic knowledge of the sweep of history
, and who
became one of TIME magazine's top editors
after jettisoning communism.
This isnt an appeal to authority?
No, not in the slightest.