The Election of 1980 and the Administration of Ronald Reagan

The Election of 1980 and the Administration of Ronald Reagan

by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
     
 

The former movie actor Ronald Reagan may have been the perfect political candidate for the television age. The conservative Republican governor of California appealed to voters disappointed in the policies of incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter. In The Election of 1980 and the Administration of Ronald Reagan, historian Jules Witcover provides a chronology of the growing… See more details below

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Overview

The former movie actor Ronald Reagan may have been the perfect political candidate for the television age. The conservative Republican governor of California appealed to voters disappointed in the policies of incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter. In The Election of 1980 and the Administration of Ronald Reagan, historian Jules Witcover provides a chronology of the growing importance of full-time political "handlers" in presidential elections, and offers an overview of Reagan's decisive victory in the 1980 campaign.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590843642
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Major Presidential Elections and the Administrations That Followed Series
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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