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  Ronald Reagan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reagan was commissioned as a reserve cavalry officer in the U.S. Army in 1935.
Reagan remarried in 1952 to actress Nancy Davis.
Reagan's landslide win in the 1984 presidential election is often attributed by political commentators to be a result of his conversion of the "Reagan Democrats," the traditionally Democratic voters who voted for Reagan in that election.
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 President Ronald Reagan: Health & Medical History
Reagan's birth was long and difficult (to a degree that his mother was advised not to have more children [7].) He weighed 10 pounds at birth.
Reagan later said that when he got glasses, he was surprised to discover that trees had leaves and that butterflies existed -- neither of which he had ever been able to see [8].
Reagan's mother was "senile" for "a few years" before she died of atherosclerotic disease at age 80 [2].
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 Sun sets as Reagan laid to rest in California - The Legacy of Ronald Reagan - MSNBC.com
Reagan, arrived at the library after a flight from Washington and a slow, 25-mile motorcade from the airport.
Reagan, 82, slow in step yet keenly alert to every polished move in the week’s remembrance, shepherded the casket with quiet intensity, turning the most public of events into a series of private moments.
Reagan cried, the flag that draped the casket was removed, folded and presented to her by Navy Capt. James A Symonds, commander of the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, over which the banner had flown at the time of the former president’s death.
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 The President Reagan Information Page
The Reagan Era was a time in which every income quintile saw gains in overall wealth and income, a time in which the middle class gained the most and our economy grew by a third.
By Ronald and Nancy Reagan and Erik Felten.
Ronald Reagan: The Presidential Portfolio: History as Told through the Collection of the Ronald Reagan Library and Museum by Lou Cannon with Michael Beschloss.
www.presidentreagan.info   (837 words)

 CBS News | A Nation Bids Reagan Farewell | June 12, 2004 21:08:50
Former President Reagan is buried on the grounds of the Reagan Library.
In poignant eulogies at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, the nation's 40th president was remembered by his surviving children as a father, grandfather and husband who was finally free from the grip of Alzheimer's disease.
As Nancy Reagan cried, the flag that draped the casket was removed, folded and presented to her by Navy Capt. James A Symonds, commander of the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, over which the banner had flown at the time of the former president's death.
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 Townhall.com :: Columns :: President Reagan by George Will   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reagan in his presidential role made vivid the values, particularly hopefulness and friendliness, that give cohesion and dynamism to this continental nation.
The oldest person ever elected president had a sure sense of modernity, as when he told students at Moscow University that mankind is emerging from the economy of muscle and entering the economy of mind.
Reagan left on the crest of a wave of affection that intensified in response to the gallantry with which he met illness in his final years.
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 CNN.com - Ronald Reagan dies at 93 - Jun 5, 2004
Reagan led a conservative revolution that set the economic and cultural tone of the 1980s, hastened the end of the Cold War and revitalized the Republican Party.
Reagan's body is to lie in state at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, and at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., before his burial at the library.
President Bush responded to Reagan's death in Paris, France, where he is on tour to honor the heroes of World War II on the weekend of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/06/05/reagan.health   (985 words)

Reagan when the child developed a severe abscess on her neck, which swelled to twice normal size.
Reagan said, 'Let's get down on our knees and pray about it.' She made a wonderful prayer and when [we stood] I felt the prayer was answered.
Instead, as Reagan recognized, it is a metaphysical battle -- an opposition to anything that admits to a higher cause, to anything that recognizes the spiritual dimension, and especially to anything that tends toward Heaven.
www.spiritdaily.org /Prayers/Meditations/reagan1.htm   (5186 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Ex-President Ronald Reagan dies
Reagan's White House tenure - from 1981 to 1989 - was marked by the climax of the Cold War and the beginning of the end of Soviet communism.
Reagan revealed in November 1994 that he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, which destroys brain cells and causes memory loss.
Reagan's body will be taken to his presidential library and museum in Simi Valley, California and then flown to Washington for a state funeral.
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 Ronald Reagan
First and foremost, Reagan was a firm adherent to Biblical prophecy; specifically, he believed that the end of the world -- the Battle of Armageddon -- was close at hand.
Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan is quoted in Newsweek magazine as saying: "Because Vietnam was not a declared war, the veterans are not even eligible for the G.I. Bill of Rights with respect to education or anything." The claim is provably false.
Ronald Reagan is admitted to the hospital for prostate surgery and the removal of four polyps in his colon.
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 Ronald Reagan - The Bonzo Years 1985   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At his 28th press conference, President Reagan says he is not seeking the overthrow of the Sandinista regime - he'd be satisfied "if they'd say 'uncle'" to the contras and abdicate.
President Reagan tells an interviewer that the "reformist administration" of South African president P.W. Botha has made significant progress on the racial front.
The White House confirms reports that during his days as head of the Screen Actors Guild, President Reagan doubled as an FBI informant (T-10) whose area of expertise was Communist influence in post-World War II Hollywood.
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 Ronald Reagan Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reagan was born on February 6, 1911 in a small apartment above a bank in Tampico, Illinois to John (Jack) and Nelle Reagan.
Reagan, because of his success in sports in high school and college, thought he had the job wrapped up, but was turned down.
By 1984, as a Reagan campaign ad declared, it was “morning again in America.” His tax cuts, true to Reagan’s belief, had stimulated the economy and his defense buildup was beginning to take a large toll on the Soviets.
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 Ronald W. Reagan Presidential Library & Museum Bookstore
This room is an extraordinary opportunity for the visitor to 'become' part of the Reagan Cabinet, advising the president as he grapples with tough decisions about a labor strike by government air-controllers.
The Reagan Library is the largest of all the Presidential Libraries, with archival holdings of nearly 55 million pages of government records, over 1.5 million photographs and approximately 769,500 feet of motion picture film.
This was President Reagan's formal goodbye to the nation after the completion of two terms in office.
www.reaganlibrary.net   (3996 words)

 Ronald Wilson Reagan
rode to the presidency in 1980 on a tide of resurgent right-wing sentiment among an electorate longing for a distant, simpler era.
Reagan earned a BA degree in 1932 from Eureka (Ill.) College, where a photographic memory aided in his studies and in debating and college theatricals.
Yet the president's personal reputation remained untouched; on Aug. 12, 1987, he told the nation that he had not known of questionable activities but agreed that he was ultimately accountable.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0760624.html   (1097 words)

 President Ronald Reagan RONALD REAGAN ronald reagan biography life links Ronald Reagan Biography Life 100 Top Links ...
President Ronald Reagan was the recipient of the 1997 IRI Freedom Award presented to Nancy Reagan at a tribute dinner held in Washington on September 25.
Reagan When Ronald Reagan began his first presidential term in 1981, his warm personality and skill in handling the media had already planted the seeds of his reputation as the great communicator.
Ronald Reagan (1911-??) Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois in 1911.
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 Walsh Iran / Contra Report - Chapter 27 President Reagan
President Reagan was aware of and even encouraged some aspects of external funding for the contras, such as solicitation of aid from third countries and contributions from private benefactors.
President Reagan said he could explain to the American people a violation of the statute, but could not explain letting the hostages be killed for fear of violating a statute.
Reagan's answer to Grand Jury Interrogatory 49 acknowledges that the President was aware that Casey was scheduled to testify and that Shultz was concerned with his testimony the next morning.
www.fas.org /irp/offdocs/walsh/chap_27.htm   (13745 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime pulled off the remarkable feat of winning praise from both Reagan's admirers and detractors when it was first published in 1991.
While Reagan succeeded at establishing the national agenda, numerous ethical scandals, the savings and loan debacle, and the unraveling of foreign policy proved the presidency to be beyond Reagan's abilities.
Cannon, who covered the Reagan White House for the Washington Post, was so much more than just a journalist when he wrote "Role of a Lifetime." He was part political scientist, part psychobiographer, a small part memoirist, and, indeed, he still didn't forget the writing skills of a well-trained journalist.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1891620916?v=glance   (2924 words)

 Reagan 2020
Reagan 2020 is the Internet's most comprehensive resource on Ronald Reagan.
It represents a permanent campaign advocating individual, family and community rights and responsibilities in acts of self-governance, as set forth by our Founders in the Declaration of Independence and codified in its subordinate guidance, our Republic's Constitution, the original intent of which is specified in the Federalist Papers.
Ronald Reagan's tenure as President, and his enduring legacy, was and remains dedicated to the plurality of Americans who uphold the most basic tenets of our Republic, "...
www.reagan2000.com   (190 words)

 Ronald Wilson Reagan
Reagan, Ronald Wilson, 1911–2004, 40th president of the United States (1981–89), b.
Reagan's presidency had barely begun when he was shot by a would-be assassin, John Hinckley, Jr., on Mar. 30, 1981; he recovered completely and quickly.
Ronald Wilson Reagan - Ronald Wilson Reagan Born: 2/6/1911 Birthplace: Tampico, Ill. Ronald Wilson Reagan rode to the...
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 IPL POTUS -- Ronald Wilson Reagan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
President Reagan's Speech to the House of Commons (Evil Empire Speech) (1982)
President Reagan's Address at the U.S.-French Ceremony at Omaha Beach, Normandy, France (The 40th Anniversary of D-Day) (1984)
President Reagan's Speech on the Occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the Announcement of the Strategic Defense Initiative (1993)
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 Ronald Reagan - 39th President of the United States
President Reagan : The Role of a Lifetime
Reagan and the Iran-Contra Affair : The Politics of Presidential Recovery
Reagan's God and Country : A President's Moral Compass: His Beliefs on God, Religious Freedom, the Sanctity of Life, and More
www.presidentsusa.net /reagan.html   (295 words)

 RememberRonaldReagan.com - Remembering President Ronald Reagan
This website is dedicated to remembering the extraordinary life of Ronald Reagan through the eyes of people he touched.
We invite you to explore the personal memories shared on this website and submit your own Ronald Reagan memories.
The greatest gift my father ever gave me was the simple knowledge that I would see him in heaven one day.
www.rememberronaldreagan.com   (235 words)

 American Presidents: Life Portraits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
• He was the oldest man elected president.
Barletta served during Ronald Reagan's presidency and at the Reagan Ranch.
Young America's Foundation purchased the ranch from the Reagan family.
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 The Mike Reagan Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Guest 4:30 PDT Dick Morris joins Mike live in the studio to lend some insight on the female showdown he predicts in his latest book Condi vs. Hillary, The Next Great Presidential Race dont miss this !
Mike Reagan is heard on the radio daily, nation-wide, live 6-9pm Eastern (3-6pm Pacific) more info
Click here to view photos of USS Ronald Reagan, Santa Barbara Homecoming 2005.
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 GOP.com | Republican National Committee :: Home
Learn more about how President Bush and Republicans are helping your community, and select a team below to get involved.
All across America, candidates, state parties and grassroots activists are hard at work growing our party.
The President travels to the Embassy of Pakistan to sign a condolence book for the victims of the recent earthquake.
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 Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library
Welcome to the official web site for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
Our goal is to ensure present and future generations will be able to learn first hand about the legacy of the man who came to be known as “the great communicator”;.
From this site you can access Presidential Papers and Presidential Photographs, learn about the Museum and Air Force One, become a member of the Library, learn about our events, and shop at our online Museum Store.
www.reaganfoundation.org   (97 words)

 The Reagan Information Page:Quotes
Address to the National Alliance of Business, October 5, 1981
And as I walk off into the city streets, a final word to the men and women of the Reagan revolution, the men and women across America who for 8 years did the work that brought America back.
We made the city stronger, we made the city freer, and we left her in good hands.
www.presidentreagan.info /speeches/quotes.cfm   (2581 words)

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