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Reagan

Ronald. 1911--2004, US film actor and Republican statesman: Governor of California (1966--74): 40th president of the US (1981--89)
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Gaynor's win showed Reagan, Arizona's sitting secretary of state, struggled to distance herself from a series of elections-related blunders that occurred during her first term.
"The Reagan story is the quintessential Illinois story," said Michael Murtagh, the college's vice president for institutional advancement.
America's triumph, along with Reagan's relatively coherent ideology, has built up a consensus view that "love 'em" or "hate 'em," his was a significant presidency and that the 1980s was, as Doug Rossinow titles his book, The Reagan Era.
Sunday marks Ronald Reagan Day, a time designated by the Ronald Reagan Legacy Project to preserve his work and views.
As Ronald Reagan often said, 'Freedom is never more than a generation away from extinction." Conservatives believe in the possibility of progress, but as classical liberals they affirm the dignity of individuals and distrust social liberals' schemes that emphasize determinism and diminish individual freedom.
Her assistant, Allison Borio, said Mrs Reagan died on Sunday at her home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, of congestive heart failure.
Critique: President Ronald Reagan earned the name "The Great Communicator" while in office; his talent for connecting with Americans of all walks of life shined through his speeches, and to this day political hopefuls (and incumbents!) invoke his name.
But as Jacob Weisberg shows in Ronald Reagan, his elegant, insightful biography, Reagan's actual record diverges significantly from the way he presented himself--and from the posthumous conservative mythology about him.
Garrison presents a study of Ronald Reagan's presidency with a specific focus on the role of Reagan's imagination in shaping his public image and his ideals.
In The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan, James Mann takes a synthesized view: it was some of this and some of that, and there was a fair degree of serendipity in the concurrent administrations of Reagan and Gorbachev--rather like the serendipity of the Founding Fathers in Philadelphia in 1776.
The uses and abuses of Ronald Reagan's record have greatly influenced arguments on foreign policy over the last 25 years.
After nearly six months of job searching, Reagan was spotted by a local restaurant owner last Friday walking to a job interview for a cashier position at a local thrift store.