Willi Schlamm

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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.[1]

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.[2]


  1. Robert J. Alexander, The Right Opposition: The Lovestoneites and the International Communist Opposition of the 1930s, Greenwood Press, 1981, p.134.
  2. Sydney Blumenthal, The Rise of the Counter-Establishment, Union Square Press, 1986, p.21.