Host & Producer USCG-licensed Master Mariner. NAUI-certified scuba diver. Massachusetts-licensed Commercial Fisherman. Historical novelist. Travel book author. Opinion journalist. World Class story-teller. Father. Intrepid. Ambitious. Innovative. Incorrigible. Buckley is the foremost historian on the Columbia Expedition, having followed it for 15 years around the world. He founded Hit and Run History in 2008 to bring this story and others digitally to a global audience.