Ronald Reagan





Ronald Reagan


Born
in Illinois, The United States
February 06, 1911

Died
June 05, 2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). Born in Illinois, Reagan moved to Los Angeles in the 1930s, where he became an actor, president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and a spokesman for General Electric. Reagan became involved in politics during his work for G.E. and switched from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party in 1962. After delivering a rousing speech in support of Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964, he was persuaded to seek the California Governorship, winning two years later and again in 1970. He was defeated in his run for the Republican presidential nomination in 1968 as well as 1976, but won both the nomination and el ...more

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An American Life

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The Notes: Ronald Reagan's ...

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Reagan: A Life in Letters

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Reagan In His Own Voice

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Speaking My Mind: Selected ...

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Abortion and the Conscience...

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Where's The Rest Of Me?: Th...

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