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Reagan as President

Contemporary Views of the Man, his Politics, and His Policies

by Paul S. Boyer

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Reagan, Ronald,
  • U.S. - Contemporary Politics,
  • History - U.S,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Reagan, Ronald,,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • Political Science / General,
  • President U.S,
  • Presidents,
  • United States,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8358065M
    ISBN 100929587278
    ISBN 109780929587271

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-- Jon Meacham, The Washington Post Book World "An invaluable contribution to our understanding of the man and his times." -- Terry Golway, New York Observer "Reeves's President Reagan is different.

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Ronald Wilson Reagan, the first actor to be elected president, turned in the performance of a lifetime.4/5. You also believe Ronald Reagan was the greatest president in your lifetime - a man who honored the Constitution and the Rights expressed therein.

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Cannon weaves summaries and examples of Reagan's past throughout the entire book, bringing up personality traits or past experiences when they become relevant to the central story of the Reagan White House.

The former President--a seemingly enigmatic figure, as Cannon admits--comes off as you'd expect; a dedicated, honest, visionary Cited by:   Although over-long and often superficial in dealing with historical context, this is a book that probably comes as close to capturing the essence of Ronald Reagan the man — as opposed to Ronald.

Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the United States (–89), noted for his conservative Republicanism, his fervent anticommunism, and his appealing personal style.

The only movie actor ever to become president, he had a remarkable skill as an orator that earned him the title ‘the Great Communicator.’. Inthe people elected President Reagan to serve a second term in the White House. Reagan defeated Democratic challenger Walter Mondale in a landslide victory.

Much of Reagan's second term was mired in the Iran-Contra scandal in which Reagan was accused of selling arms to Iran to raise money to help the anti-Communists in Nicaragua. Even Reagan’s own son, Ron, sensed something was wrong at the time. He wrote in his book, My Father at A Memoir, that he first became concerned that “something beyond mellowing.

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Reagan has also stated, however, that his father gave him the nickname because of the “Dutch boy" haircut, once popular for little boys, that his mother gave him when he was a toddler. When asked to reconcile the two stories of the nickname's origin, Reagan stated that the haircut strengthened the use of the nickname.

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