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The Reagan presidency

pragmatic conservatism and its legacies

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Reagan, Ronald -- Political and social views.,
    • Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Pragmatism -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by W. Elliot Brownlee and Hugh Davis Graham.
      ContributionsBrownlee, W. Elliot, 1941-, Graham, Hugh Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE876 .R4117 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 404 p. ;
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3673794M
      ISBN 100700612688
      LC Control Number2003007158

      Created by Tim Hiller, John Lewis, Lisa Nelson. With Lee Ernst, Condoleezza Rice, Douglas Brinkley, Jim Angle. The three part series explores the presidency, policies and long term impact of Ronald Reagan's two terms in office. The series includes notable members of Reagan's team as well as many who opposed his policies. Interview subjects include Walter Mondale, 7/10(22). But one day in the summer of , when I walked out of the Reagan Library after spending the day in the research room — working on this book — .

      In Reagan, Ronald Reagan's life is examined through the lens of a conservative scholar who understands Reagan's goals, intentions, and motivations. Through exclusively obtained administration documents, Larry Schweikart reveals Reagan's never-before seen initiative to create a North American energy zonethe forerunner to NAFTA and the internal battles in his Author: Larry Schweikart. When Ronald Reagan was elected in , the popular belief was that the size of government would be cut and that some of the regulatory excesses of the prior decade would be rolled back. However, the growth of the federal government continued throughout the Reagan presidency and no agencies were phased out.

        In his book A Simple Government, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (who won the door prize in the election: his own TV show) praised Reagan’s mastery of the economy and the federal.   It's always a good time when Glenn and his friend Bill O'Reilly get together. O'Reilly called into Glenn's radio program Monday morning to announce his newest book in his series, called Killing Reagan. Glenn's first question was obviously about the title, since Reagan wasn't killed, was he? "Here's the most interesting part of the book," O'Reilly s.


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