Ronald Reagan's Neshoba County Speech Historians discussed Ronald Reagan’s first post-convention presidential campaign speech on August 3, 1980, at the Neshoba County Fair in Mississippi. The speech drew attention for his use of… read more

Ronald Reagan's Neshoba County Speech Historians discussed Ronald Reagan’s first post-convention presidential campaign speech on August 3, 1980, at the Neshoba County Fair in Mississippi. The speech drew attention for his use of the phrase “states' rights” at a place just a few miles from Philadelphia, Mississippi, a town associated with the 1964 murders of civil rights workers. Joseph Crespino moderated. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.

Renee Romano talked about “Mississippi and Memory;” David Chappell talked about “Does Neshoba County Make Life Too Easy for Democrats?” Joseph Crespino and Angela Dillard commented.

“Ronald Reagan’s Neshoba County Speech in National Memory” was a program at the 102nd annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, held Wednesday, April 7 to Saturday, April 10, 2010, at the Hilton Washington. close

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