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The Reagan Years (Presidential Profiles)

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American history: postwar, from c 1945 -, c 1980 to c 1990, History, History - U.S., History: American, USA, Government - Executive Branch, Political History, United States - General, 1981-1989, Biography, Friends and associates, Politicians, Politics and government, Reagan, Ronald, United S
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A beloved president, Reagan left office as the nation was experiencing an unprecedented period of peacetime prosperity. From relations with the Soviet Union to domestic tax reform, The Reagan Years provides a comprehensive look into Ronald Reagan's by: 2. Reviewed in the United States on J Darv Johnson's insightful Reagan biography is a wonderful reasource for anyone writing a paper on that president, or even anyone with even the slightest interest in American history or politics.

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In an easily accessible format, this A-to-Z guide provides approximately Geoghegan writes, at the beginning of his book, about the overwhelming presence of individualism as a social ideal during the Reagan era — expressed in slogans like ‘Whoever dies with the most toys wins.’ The idea that these paunchy, middle-aged men would stand around singing Solidarity Forever appeared absurd to many Americans at the time.

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"From relations with the Soviet Union to domestic tax reform, The Reagan Years provides a comprehensive look into Ronald Reagan's presidency. In an easily accessible format, this A-to-Z guide provides approximately 90 biographical entries on the most important people in Reagan's administration and examines the consequential events, policies, and issues of this era."--Jacket.

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About the Book Author. Steve Wiegand is an award-winning political journalist and history writer. Over a year career, he worked as a reporter and columnist at the San Diego Evening Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, and Sacramento Bee. He is the author or coauthor of seven books dealing with various aspects of U.S.

and world history.A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily Beast, The Miami Herald, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Before there was Reagan the conservative icon, there was Reagan the president: genial, unknowable, faced with doubters, scandals, and the final throes of the Cold War.

Perhaps the item Reagan holds is his Rosebud, something Mallon sees as the key to the Reagan years. Gerald Bartell is a freelance reviewer and travel writer.

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