Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States of America. He served two terms as President, from 1981 to 1989.
Speaking My Mind: Selected Speeches with Personal Reflectionsby Ronald Reagan
One man, more than any other, has helped define the most important issues of our time. His name is Ronald Reagon -- one of our nation's most powerful and popular Presidents. This extraordinary audio collection includes historical excerpts from selected addresses that span his political career, laying out his vision for America and the world. From his cornerstone 1964 speech on behalf of Barry Goldwater to his moving farewell address in January of 1989, here is President Reagan as we came to know him: the public figure, the political leader, the private man. Included are personal reflections from President Reagan recorded exclusively for this production -- in an audio presentation that captures the voice, the spirit, and the intellect of the greatest communicator America has ever known.
- Simon & Schuster Audio
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- Abridged, 5 CDs, 5 hrs. 30 min.
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- 5.68(w) x 4.92(h) x 1.00(d)
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To hear these speeches in his own voice and with preceeding comments by President Reagan truly exhibits his foresight for this country. Almost all of his speeches still ring true today as we once again face massive government spending and increased unemployment and inflation. Many speeches brought tears to my eyes..one was his yearly Christmas fireside chat to all Americans.. the one about the vietnamese refugees adrift on a small boat being rescued by American sailors. I beleive all parents have a duty to introduce President Reagan to their children so that they may know the making of a strong President. Using common sense as the backbone of all his decisions, Reagan lead us out of Jimmy Carter's economy nightmare. The world respected him and the day he took office, the hostage that were held for over 400 days under Carters watch, were released. The terrorists knew he was not one to mess with. His voice is soothing like listening to your wise grandpa. Love you, miss you Mr President.