Ronald Reagan achieved magical accord with the American people, attuning them to his moral vision of a nation made up of optimistic individualists, tough yet God-fearing, blessed with a special destiny. In Reagan's America, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Garry Wills seeks to understand Reagan's appeal through understanding his audience, the Americans who found in him everything they wanted to believe about themselves.
An authoritative biography and a fascinating cultural history, Reagan's America reveals how this savvy, charismatic leader restored a nation's fading sense of innocence and faith in itself.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing
This book gives full credit to the positive role Ronald Reagan's father and mother played in his growing up. Hislo father actually had an initial career in the department store business, it was his ... Read full review
Reagan's America: innocents at homeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Wills has written the first major social biography about Ronald Reagan. He focuses largely on the institutions that have molded the man rather than on Reagan himself. Parents, alma mater Eureka ... Read full review