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Nancy Reagan
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 (rā′gən), Nancy Davis 1921-2016.
First lady of the United States (1981-1989) as the wife of President Ronald Reagan. She established a nationwide antidrug campaign.

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Ronald Reagan
photographed in 1981


, Ronald Wilson 1911-2004.
The 40th president of the United States (1981-1989). An actor turned politician, he was governor of California (1967-1975) and defeated the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, in the 1980 presidential election. His administration was marked by economic recovery, military involvement in Grenada, Central America, Lebanon, and Libya, and improved relations with the Soviet Union.
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(Biography) Ronald. 1911–2004, US film actor and Republican statesman: Governor of California (1966–74): 40th president of the US (1981–89)
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(ˈreɪ gən)

Ronald (Wilson), born 1911, 40th president of the U.S. 1981–89.
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Thirty-five years after Ronald Reagan's 1981 inauguration, the intense debates of the 1980s have now become intense debates about the 1980s.
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Synopsis: Here in this collection of twenty-eight speeches spanning the Reagan era, readers can find inspiration in Reagan's "sermons." From his first speech in the political arena in 1964 to his Last Letter to America, informing Americans of his Alzheimer's disease, Ronald Regan's words show a profound belief in God, freedom, individualism, limited government, and his great love for his country.
The authors, who have written several books on the writing and speeches of Ronald Reagan, examine decisions Reagan made during his presidency to persuade the Soviets to reduce their nuclear arsenal and end the Cold War.
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The role of Ronald Reagan has been subject to tugging from left and right, realists and idealists, Reagan supporters and Reagan bashers.