Book Discussion on Rendezvous with Destiny

Craig Shirley talked about his book Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America (Intercollegiate Studies… read more

Craig Shirley talked about his book Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; October 15, 2009). In his book he tells the story of the “last rebirth” of the Republican Party with Ronald Reagan’s 1980 presidential campaign. Mr. Shirley follows President Reagan from his defeat for the presidency in 1976 to his election four years later over the incumbent President Jimmy Carter. The author interviewed over 150 participants from the presidential campaign. Craig Shirley discussed his book with John Heubusch and also responded to questions from members of the audience throughout. This event was held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Thursday, November 12, 2009, at 5:00 p.m.

Craig Shirley is the president of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, a marketing and government relations firm. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • John D. Heubusch Executive Director Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library
  • Craig Shirley Founder and President Shirley and Bannister Public Affairs

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Book Discussion on Rendezvous with Destiny

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Program ID:
290074-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Simi Valley, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 1, 2012

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  • Nov 23, 2009 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 2009 | 10:09pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2009 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2009 | 2:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2009 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2010 | 10:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 2012 | 12:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2012 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2012 | 1:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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