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Mum and Pup, dearest

Christopher Buckley dishes up an irreverent look at the last days of his famous parents

Young Christopher Buckley with his glamorous parents, Patricia and William, circa 1956. Young Christopher Buckley with his glamorous parents, Patricia and William, circa 1956. (Christopher Buckley)
By Heller McAlpin
May 10, 2009

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Oh boy, William F. Buckley Jr. must be rolling in his Sharon, Conn., grave. First, there's the annoyance that he's actually buried in a coffin, when his instructions were to have his ashes commingled with those of his wife, Patricia Taylor Buckley, in a sculptural bronze cross on his Stamford, Conn., lawn. (Full article: 914 words)

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