Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Speaking Out: The Reagan Presidency from Inside the White House” as Want to Read:
Speaking Out: The Reagan Presidency from Inside the White House
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Speaking Out: The Reagan Presidency from Inside the White House

3.0 of 5 stars 3.00  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  3 reviews
To be press secretary for the American President is to be uniquely in the know about all that happens in the most important office on Earth, the White House. For six years -- longer than any of his predecessors save for Jim Haggerty, Eisenhower's secretary -- Larry Speakes occupied this hot seat for President Ronald Reagan. Now, in his aptly titled account, Speakes recount ...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published May 1988 by Charles Scribner's Sons
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Speaking Out, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Speaking Out

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-23 of 23)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Melanie
Interesting look into the inside of the Regan White House from the spokesman's viewpoint. Great book for public relations/affairs people wanting an look at how media relations really works and the responsibilities of the press secretary/spokesperson/etc. 1) Always tell the press the truth, 2) Be as transparent as you can be, 3) Don't put your reputation on the line if your source won't go on the record (have the facts to back it up!), 4) Never make up a quote and attribute it to someone else, 5) ...more
Christopher
A good look at how the Reagan Administration worked.
Douglas Graney
Ronald Reagan's press secretary settles some scores.
Ashley Greig
Ashley Greig marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2014
Nancy
Nancy added it
Jul 20, 2013
Sallie
Sallie marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2012
Rory
Rory marked it as to-read
Aug 06, 2012
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book