The Last Best Hope: The Greatest Speeches of Ronald Reagan

The Last Best Hope: The Greatest Speeches of Ronald Reagan


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ISBN-13: 9781630060497
Publisher: Humanix Books
Publication date: 01/26/2016
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 346,663
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Reagan (Los Angeles, CA), is the son of Ronald and is the founder and Chairman of the Reagan Group. Michael has authored many successful books and is a popular national speaker on issues related to conservative politics. He hosted a live radio show for over 26 years, syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks

Table of Contents

Introduction Michael Reagan ix

1 A Time for Choosing: Nationwide Televised Address for Barry Goldwater Presidential Campaign 2

2 The Problem of Government: First Address as Governor of California 6

3 We Will Be a City Upon a Hill: First Conservative Political Action Conference 18

4 Let Them Go Their Way: Second Annual Conservative Political Action Conference 32

5 No Place for Pale Pastels: Republican National Convention, Kansas City, Missouri 42

6 The New Republican Party: Fourth Annual Conservative Political Action Conference 46

7 Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech: Republican National Convention, Detroit, Michigan 64

8 "My Pledge": First Inaugural Address 80

9 Economic Recovery Program: Address to a Joint Session of Congress 90

10 The Crusade For Freedom: Address to the British Parliament, House of Commons, London 98

11 Agenda For Peace: Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, New York City 106

12 Arms Reduction and Nuclear Deterrence: Address to the Nation 114

13 "The Evil Empire": Address to the National Association of Evangelicals, Orlando, Florida 126

14 America Needs Missile Defense: Address to the Nation 140

15 Address on Central America: Joint Session of Congress 156

16 Soviet Attack on KAL Flight 007: Address to the Nation 170

17 Commemorating 40th Anniversary of D-Day: Omaha Beach Memorial, Normandy, France 180

18 The Boys of Pointe du Hoc: US Ranger Monument at Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France 184

19 With Heart and Hand: econd Inaugural Address 188

20 The Challenger Disaster: Address to the Nation 198

21 Iran-Contra Controversy: Address to the Nation 202

22 "Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!": Speech at The Brandenburg Gate, West Berlin 210

23 Farewell Address: Address to the Nation 220

24 Ronald Reagan on the Cold War: Westminster College Cold War Memorial, Fulton, Missouri 232

25 Empire of Ideals: Republican National Convention, Houston, Texas 242

26 10th Anniversary of the Strategic Defense Initiative: Washington, DC 252

27 Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Gala on the Occasion of His Eighty-Third Birthday 256

28 Last Letter to America: In His Own Hand 262

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