William F. Buckley Jr., left, and Gore Vidal during the climactic exchange in their 1968 televised debate series, from the documentary film “Best of Enemies.”
William F. Buckley Jr., left, and Gore Vidal during the climactic exchange in their 1968 televised debate series, from the documentary film “Best of Enemies.” ABC Photo Archives via Getty Images
William F. Buckley Jr., left, and Gore Vidal during the climactic exchange in their 1968 televised debate series, from the documentary film “Best of Enemies.” ABC Photo Archives via Getty Images

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August 27, 2015 07:00 AM