Rendezvous with Destiny
Craig Shirley is the president of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, a marketing and government relations firm.
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.
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John D. Heubusch Executive Director Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library
Craig Shirley Founder and President Shirley and Banister Public Affairs
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