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Priscilla Langford Buckley

Priscilla Langford Buckley, American magazine editor. Member Sharon Country Club (Connecticut, secretary 1973-1977, president 1978-1980, 94-95).

Background

  • Buckley, Priscilla Langford was born on October 17, 1921 in New York City. Daughter of William Frank and Aloise (Steiner) Buckley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Smith College, 1943.

    Career

    • Copy girl, sports writer Uttar Pradesh, New York City, 1944. Radio rewrite staff member U.P., 1944-1947, Paris correspondent, 1953—1956. News editor Station WACA, Camden, South Carolina, 1947-1948.

      Reports officer Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1951-1953. With National Review Magazine, New York City, since 1956, managing editor, 1959-1986, senior editor, 1986-1999. Member United States Advisory Commission Public Diplomacy, 1984-1991.

    Works

    • Editor: The Joys of National Review, 1995. Columnist One Woman's Voice Syndicate, 1976-1980. Author: String of Pearls, On the Newsbeat in New York and Paris, 2001.

    Membership

    Member Sharon Country Club (Connecticut, secretary 1973-1977, president 1978-1980, 94-95).
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    Born October 17, 1921
    • 1943
      Smith College
    • 1944 - 1947
      radio rewrite staff member, U.P.
    • 1947 - 1948
      news editor Station WACA
      Camden, United Kingdom
    • 1951 - 1953
      reports officer, Central Intelligence Agency
      Washington, United States
    • 1953 - 1956
      radio rewrite staff member, U.P.
    • 1956
      with National Review Magazine
    • 1959 - 1986
      with National Review Magazine
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