Ronald Reagan: Quotes and Quips

Ronald Reagan: Quotes and Quips

by David Stanford Burr

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Overview

Appreciate famous stories and speeches from The Great Communicator, Ronald Reagan.

"There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit."

Ronald Reagan. The Great Comminicator. The Great Persuader. Actor, performer, leader, and President. Enjoy this wonderful collection of the best stories, jokes, and lines from the 40th President of the United States.

Reagan's unique vision and wisdom combined with his humor and wit made for some of the best public speaking and diplomacy in the history of the nation. In Ronald Reagan Quotes and Quips, a perfect gift for any fan of history, discover lesser-known jokes as well as classic and historical moments from his presidency. Through color photos and pages of information, discover fun trivia bites and anecdotes.

"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781577151098
Publisher: Book Sales
Publication date: 10/09/2015
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 533,427
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Stanford Burr is the anthology editor of seven titles—including The Love Poems of Lord Byron: A Romantic's Passion; The Love Poems of John Keats: In Praise of Beauty; Love Poems; and Christmas Poems—and the author of The Poet's Notebook: Inspiration, Techniques, and Advice on Craft. He is a published poet, and his poems have appeared in Poetry,Barrow Street, The Kean Review,the Paterson Literary Review, and in other journals and anthologies. He is a managing editor at St. Martin's Press/Macmillan and a professor in the writing department of New York University's School of Professional Studies. David lives in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 A Rendezvous with Destiny 6

2 Radio Days and Hollywood Nights 26

3 Marriage and Fatherhood 40

4 Serving His Country 52

5 Right Turn, Governor, and GOF Rising Star 64

6 Fortieth President of the United States First Term: 1981-1982 82

7 Star Wars and the Evil Empire First Term: 1983-1984 100

8 It's Morning in America Again Second Term: 1985-1986 118

9 Are You Better Off Than You Were Eight Years Ago? Second Term: 1987-1988 138

10 Sunset Years 158

Index 168

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