The Reagan Diaries (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - History - 784 pages
27 Reviews

During his two terms as the fortieth president of the United States, Ronald Reagan kept a daily diary in which he recorded, by hand, his innermost thoughts and observations on the extraordinary, the historic, and the routine day-to-day occurrences of his presidency. Brought together in one volume and edited by historian Douglas Brinkley, The Reagan Diaries provides a striking insight into one of this nation's most important presidencies and sheds new light on the character of a true American leader.

  

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User Review  - Matt Lanza - Goodreads

Chose to read this for non-political reasons. As a child of the 80s, that era of history was glossed over in school because of how recent it occurred and just limited time. Felt like I learned a lot ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erwin - Goodreads

mundane. heavily edited. it's interesting to see the summary of trivial issue and people that make their way to the presidents desk, but the truly important and interesting issues (trade policy ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter Two 1982
60
Chapter Three 1983
123
Chapter Four 1984
209
Chapter Five 1985
291
Chapter Six 1986
381
Chapter Seven 1987
465
Chapter Eight 19881989
564
Acknowledgments
694
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About the author (2009)

Douglas Brinkley is professor of history and Baker Institute Fellow at Rice University. He is the author of numerous bestselling books including The Unfinished Presidency, The Boys of Pointe du Hoc, and The Great Deluge. A contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the in-house historian for CBS News, he divides his time between Austin and Houston, Texas.

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