Mr. Buckley reminds us, that Theodore White once wrote that New York City was ungovernable. Prior mayors proved White correct. Then Ed Koch took over, followed by Rudy Giuliani, and things were looking up. Mayor Giuliani begins with a provocative sidelight on why Republicans were doing well as mayors of major cities, then on to marijuana, President Clinton, and much else.
Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel world that's just like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions.
A group of American soldiers stationed in Iraq at the end of the Gulf War find a map they believe will take them to a huge cache of stolen Kuwaiti gold hidden near their base, and they embark on a secret mission that's destined to change everything.
In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil.
Have you watched Firing Line with William F. Buckley "Is New York City Out from Under?" yet? What did you think about it?