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Published by Urban Institute Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Lester M. Salamon and Michael S. Lund.
      SeriesThe Changing domestic priorities series
      ContributionsSalamon, Lester M., Lund, Michael S., 1941-, Changing Domestic Priorities Project (Urban Institute)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK271 .R332 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 500 p. ;
      Number of Pages500
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2864094M
      ISBN 10087766370X, 0877663475
      LC Control Number84027065

        The th anniversary of the birth of our 40th president, Ronald Reagan, is Sunday. On that day and during the year ahead, there will be many celebrations of the life of a man who remains one of. —Michael W. Flamm, co-author of Debating the Reagan Presidency “ this book is a well-written, extensively researched, and remarkably sympathetic treatment of the 40th president, especially highlighting his foreign policy and handling of the Cold : $

      The Reagan 's Presidency Of The United States Essay Words 10 Pages In a time when communism was such a strong out cast and frowned upon by the U.S. citizens, under the presidency of Richard Nixon, was a young man by the name of Ronald Wilson Reagan. In this monumental (page) review of Reagan's White House years, veteran Washington Post correspondent and Reagan-watcher Cannon (Reagan, ; Ronnie and Jessie, ) cements his reputation as one of the fairest and most knowledgeable reporters on the former President of his legacy. Although adhering primarily to a sympathetic view of the Great Communicator as .

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Reagan White House / Howard H. Baker, Jr. --Reagan as political leader / Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. --Journalist's perspective / Lou Cannon --Reagan's political instincts / John Sears --Speech writing for President Reagan / Mari Maseng Will --Reagan presidency: leadership .   However, if any central weakness leaps out of this book, it is Reagan’s tendency to view the presidency and its challenges in terms of personal media performance and people-to-people salesmanship.


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "A conference sponsored by the Changing Domestic Priorities Project of the Urban Institute"--Cover.

REAGAN PRESIDENCY AND THE GOVERNING OF A (The Changing domestic priorities series) [Michael S. Lund, Lester M. Salamon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The authors of this conference volume discuss the effect of the Reagan administration on America's politics and its governing institutions and processes.

Chapters describe and evaluate the effect. Ronald Reagan submitted the first request for a trillion-dollar budget during his presidency, in Ronald Reagan was nicknamed "The Great Communicator". Ronald Reagan gave his first policy speech regarding AIDS in after the death of a friend from HIV/AIDS, about 7 years deaths into the AIDS crisis.

The presidency of Ronald Reagan began at noon EST on Januwhen Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States, and ended on Janu Reagan, a Republican from California, took office following a landslide The Reagan presidency and the governing of America book over Democratic incumbent President Jimmy Carter in the presidential was Cabinet: See list.

While some laud Ronald Reagan as the president who won the Cold War, restored morale, and encouraged economic growth, others criticize him for record national debt and label him as a detached chief executive. Since he left office inboth scholars and the public have intensely debated what the Reagan years meant for the United States and the world.

The writing is clean and precise, with chapters that are alarmingly short. (One chapter was one-and-a-half pages.) For students of the Reagan presidency--or for millennials who weren't around when Reagan's presidency was restoring an American psyche from its former malaise--H.

Brands's REAGAN: THE LIFE is must-read material/5. Straight-forward and even-handed account of our 40th President. The narrative moves sprightly along (no surprise given the length of the book, covering a two-term presidency), with a balanced presentation of Reagan's accomplishments (detente with the Soviets, recovering some of the people's trust in the federal gov't, especially the White House) and his failures /5.

Book Description. Few politicians in recent American history are as well-known as Ronald Reagan, the 40 th U.S. president. An iconic leader, Reagan shifted the direction of American politics toward a newly vigorous conservatism.

Though he began his career as a New Deal liberal, by the end of the s, Reagan had embraced conservative views. Ronald Reagan achieved magical accord with the American people, attuning them to his moral vision of a nation made up of optimistic individualists, tough yet God-fearing, blessed with a special destiny.

In Reagan's America, Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Garry Wills seeks to understand Reagan's appeal through understanding his audience, the Americans /5. The Reagan Presidency and the Governing of America articles by political scientists; Schmertz, Eric J.

et al. eds. Ronald Reagan's America 2 Volumes () articles by scholars and officeholders vol 1 online vol 2 online. Ronald Reagan (), a former actor and California governor, served as the 40th president from to Raised in small-town Illinois, he became a.

Together they herald a new generation of Reagan scholarship.” —Allen J. Matusow, author of The Unraveling of America “With this book, historical assessment of the Reagan presidency comes of age.” —Bruce J.

Schulman, author of The Seventies “A superb collection, thought-provoking, wide-ranging, and significant.”. From the granite facade of Mount Rushmore to road signs and school buildings in communities across the country, the push is going strong to enshrine Ronald Reagan's legacy in stone and steel — a Author: Stephen Dinan.

A review of The Reagan Presidency: Pragmatic Conservatism & Its Legacies, edited by W. Elliott Brownlee and Hugh Davis Graham and Reaganism and the Death of Representative Democracy, by Walter Williams. President Ronald Reagan's legacy has been debated since the moment he left office.

First came the kiss-and-tell memoirs, the tentative scholarly appraisals, and of. The Schism Between Reagan and the Modern GOP. Many self-appointed keepers of the Reagan flame are more ideological and uncompromising than the Gipper ever : Sdesai.

Reagan’s presidency was better—far better—than is Reagan’s book, but around both there lingers a curious air of ambiguity. Enemies of Reagan were baffled and frustrated by his shrewd intuitive hold on the American psyche, even as his friends were confounded by his gaps in knowledge and sometimes appalling naiveté.

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When drafts of his addresses were first discovered, and a selection was published in as Reagan, In His Own Hand by the editors of this book, they caused a sensation by revealing Reagan as a prolific and thoughtful writer, who covered a wide variety of topics and worked out the agenda that would drive his presidency.

What was missed in that Released on: Decem   Table of Contents. 1 Introduction 2 Elections and Achievement: Campaigning and Governing in the Reagan Era 3 Ronald Reagan and Economic Policy 4 The Origins And Meaning Of Reagan's Cold War 5 The Conscience of a President: Ronald Reagan and Abortion 6 Reagan and the Courts 7 Ronald Reagan, Iran-Contra, And Presidential Power 8 Ronald Reagan and Price: $ Reporter Carl Bernstein, of Watergate fame, charged that Reagan was "remote" and "disengaged" in the White House.

Authors Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus dubbed Reagan's governing approach as a "no-hands presidency." Anthony Lewis, a columnist for the New York Times, faulted Reagan for being "a president with a seven minute attention span." He was Released on: Febru.

The presidency of Ronald Reagan has become a Rorschach Test for politicians and citizens alike. While many conservatives see the Reagan era of the s as the high-water mark for their movement and a time of national recovery from the difficulties of the s, many liberals maintain that the rosy Reagan legacy is based largely on myth, and that in fact his eight years .It is not surprising that the foreign policy of the Reagan administration generated the same disparate analyses as did its domestic policy.

And, similarly, creditable arguments can be advanced for two principal but different points of view. Referring to Trump’s idiosyncratic style of governing as “the expressive presidency,” Hennessey and Wittes write, “The personal nature of his presidency was a function of his imagining the Author: Barbara Mcquade.