Ronald Reagan's Midwest Roots
Two former staff members discussed their recollections of President Ronald Reagan. Edwin Meese served as Attorney General and Chief… read more
Two former staff members discussed their recollections of President Ronald Reagan.
Edwin Meese served as Attorney General and Chief Policy Adviser under President Reagan and Peter Hannaford as public affairs director for Reagan when he was Governor of California.
“How Did the Midwest Shape Ronald Reagan?” was the closing session of the conference “Reagan and the Midwest.” Ronald Reagan graduated from Eureka College in 1932. As part of the Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration, his alma mater held this conference focused on the formative factors of family, faith, community, and education that were central to Ronald Reagan’s development as a leader. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- James H. Capshew Associate Professor Indiana University->Department of History and Philosophy of Science
- Philip Acree Cavalier Provost and Dean Eureka College
- Andrew R. L. Cayton Distinguished Professor Miami University (Ohio)->History Department
- Peter Hannaford Public Relations Director (Former) California->Office of the Governor
- Edwin Meese III Special Counsel (Former) White House
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