Book Discussion on Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power

Journalist and biographer Lou Cannon discussed his latest book on Ronald Reagan, titled Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power, and published… read more

Journalist and biographer Lou Cannon discussed his latest book on Ronald Reagan, titled Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power, and published by PublicAffairs. The book recounts the former president’s two terms as governor of California, based on interviews with former staff members, cabinet meeting minutes, and other research. The book traces Reagan’s development from political novice to master politician. Mr. Cannon also examines the policies Reagan initiated while in office and his failed 1968 presidential campaign. Following his presentation, Mr. Cannon responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power

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178636-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Oct 26, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2003

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  • Oct 26, 2003 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 15, 2003 | 11:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 2003 | 6:26am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2003 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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