Willi Schlamm was a member of the Communist Right Opposition in Austria before World War Two. He later became an editor of William Buckley's National Review.
In the late 1940s, Schlamm was an ideological advisor to Henry Luce. Schlamm approached Buckley to launch a magazine after faling to persuade Luce to start a Conservative magazine.
- ↑ Robert J. Alexander, The Right Opposition: The Lovestoneites and the International Communist Opposition of the 1930s, Greenwood Press, 1981, p.134.
- ↑ Sydney Blumenthal, The Rise of the Counter-Establishment, Union Square Press, 1986, p.21.