The Reagan Diaries

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HarperCollins, 2007 - Presidents - 767 pages
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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. Whether he was in his White House residence study or aboard Air Force One, from his first inauguration to the end of the Cold War, each night Reagan wrote about the events of his day. Now, nearly two decades after he left office, this record--the only daily presidential diary in American history--is available for the first time. Brought together in one volume and edited by historian Douglas Brinkley, The Reagan Diaries provide insight into one of this nation's most important presidencies and sheds new light on the character of a true American leader.--From publisher description.

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User Review  - KatKealy - LibraryThing

Maybe if I'd kept reading longer I would have gotten into this book, but it was just so unbelievably dull and boring... It's one of the few books I gave up on. I read quickly, but there are so many books I'd rather be reading. Read full review

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User Review  - BunnyCates - LibraryThing

**NOTE** Ok, so I was already teary eyed when I got the RAK because that is so sweet. And I tried reallly hard to not open them yet so I could do it on camera. But I couldnt. This has been on my ... Read full review

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Ronald Reagan was born in 1911 in Illinois. After a career as a TV and film star, he was twice elected the governor of California before becoming the 40th president of the United States. He died in June 2004.

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