The Common Sense of an Uncommon Man: The Wit, Wisdom, and Eternal Optimism 0f Ronald Reagan

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Some say Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of our century. He rescued America from economic collapse and ended the cold war. He toppled the Soviet "Evil Empire" without firing a shot. Now his son, Michael Reagan — the most listened-to nighttime talk show host — takes you on a tour of the heart and mind of our fortieth president. Funny, inspiring, and warmly nostalgic, The Common Sense of an Uncommon Man is filled with photographs covering the span of Ronald Reagan's life. This enduring keepsake will be ...
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Some say Ronald Reagan was the greatest president of our century. He rescued America from economic collapse and ended the cold war. He toppled the Soviet "Evil Empire" without firing a shot. Now his son, Michael Reagan — the most listened-to nighttime talk show host — takes you on a tour of the heart and mind of our fortieth president. Funny, inspiring, and warmly nostalgic, The Common Sense of an Uncommon Man is filled with photographs covering the span of Ronald Reagan's life. This enduring keepsake will be treasured forever by all who honor Ronald Reagan, cherish freedom, and love our American way of life.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780785275480
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1998
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.28 (w) x 7.32 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Value of His Words                                            ix
Acting 1
Age 6
Alzheimer's Disease 8
America 11
The Assassination Attempt 18
The Berlin Wall 23
Bureaucracy and Bureaucrats 27
Citizen Politician 31
The City on a Hill 33
Communism 36
Congress 39
Conservatives 41
The Constitution 46
Crime 48
Defense 50
Democracy 55
Democratic Party 57
Dreams 62
Economics and Economists 66
Education 67
Faith 73
Family 79
Football 83
Freedom 86
The Future 91
Generations 95
The Gipper 97
Good and Evil 100
Gorbachev 103
Government 110
History 116
Horses 119
Humility 121
The Irish 124
Jelly Beans 127
Leadership 129
Liberals and Liberalism 132
Life 134
Marriage 135
Memorials 138
Morality 142
Nancy 144
Neighbors 147
Patience 148
Peace 150
Politics and Politicians 154
Poverty 157
Prayer 159
The Presidency 163
The Press 170
Race Relations 173
Radio 177
Religious Freedom 179
Republican Party 181
Right to Life 184
School Prayer 186
The Soviet Union 189
Taxes 192
Truth 196
Values 197
Veterans 200
Welfare State 203
Afterword: My Uncommon Father, Ronald Reagan 206
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