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Reagan, in pursuit of the Presidency, 1980

by Doug Wead

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Published by Haven Books in Plainfield, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Reagan, Ronald.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1980.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDoug Wead, Bill Wead.
      ContributionsWead, Bill, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF866.4.R43 W4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 241 p. :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4118492M
      ISBN 100882704664
      LC Control Number80052399

        We don't get to the Governor's race until page and the last pages of the book are about Reagan's post Governor days including the challenge to Ford in and his campaign win. In essence, this becomes the Reagan Presidency prequel. What's great about Cannon's work is that he seems to take an even-handed approach to his subject.5/5(5). The surprising election of a Democratic President in , after a campaign that stressed the “stagnation, drift, and gridlock” of the Reagan-Bush years, has, among many other things, created the political and psychological space within which the liberal opinion establishment can fully indulge its craving to do some serious revisionism on the history of U.S. foreign policy in the .

        Reaganomics helped lower tax rates, unemployment, reduce regulations, and end the recession. Inflation was lowered through monetary policy. Government spending growth rate slowed during Reagan's presidency, but spending levels never actually fell. Reaganomics was effective in the s because it lowered historically high taxes. As Cold War tensions increased and the pursuit of improved U.S. – Soviet relations intensified, President Reagan’s State of the Union Address in focused on national security and a strong defense– his desire to promote freedom, democracy and peace both in the Soviet Union and around the world.

      Assessing the Reagan presidency - and the man December 2, and no book is going to change many minds. few in pursuit of the goal.'' Reagan was always prepared to Author: Everett Carll Ladd. A collection of Reagan memorabilia. Includes one book title Reagan: In Pursuit of the Presidency- by Doug Wead and Bill Wead. This lot also includes .


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(An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader. Reagan follows its subject on his improbable political rise, from the s, when he was first elected governor of California, to his triumphant election in as president of the United States.

Brands employs archival sources not available to previous biographers and dozens of interviews with surviving members of the administration. A remarkable association. After receiving the Republican nomination in the presidential election, Reagan selected one of his opponents in the primaries, George H.

Bush (who would succeed him in ), to be his running mate. Reagan was 69 years old when he was sworn into office for his first term on Janu The Compassionate Touch () Don't Let Anyone Steal Your Dream () Millionaire Mentality () Reagan in Pursuit of the Presidency () The Iran Crisis () All the Presidents' Children: Triumph and Tragedy in the Lives of the First Families () The Raising of a President: The Mothers and Fathers of Our Nation's Leaders ()Born: Douglas Wead, (age 73).

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"Government Is the Problem" "Government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem." That applause line, delivered halfway through Ronald Reagan's first inaugural address inembodied the distilled essence of Reagan's greatest lasting contribution to American life.

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