A Companion to Ronald Reagan evaluates in unprecedenteddetail the events, policies, politics, and people of Reagan’sadministration. It assesses the scope and influence of his variouscareers within the context of the times, providing wide-rangingcoverage of his administration, and his legacy.
- Assesses Reagan and his impact on the development of the UnitedStates based on new documentary evidence and engagementwith the most recent secondary literature
- Offers a mix of historiographic chapters devoted to foreign anddomestic policy, with topics integrated thematically andchronologically
- Includes a section on key figures associated politically andpersonally with Reagan
Keywords: 20th Century America, Reagan administration, American politics, US politics, Cold War, globalization, Supreme Court, 20th century America, US since 1945, the 1980s, Reagan?s life, Reagan?s gubernatorial service, nuclearweapons, Iran-contra affair, Reagan doctrine, Reagan and terrorism, Reagan and Africa, Reagan and Europe, Reagan and Asia, Reagan andCentral America, Reagan and the Middle East, Gorbachev, MargaretThatcher, George H. W. Bush, Oliver North, James Baker III, GeorgeShultz, Nancy Reagan, Reagan and the Soviet Union, Americanhistory, Reaganomics, Reagan assassination attempt, Californiagovernor, ?Morning in America, ? Alzheimer?s, Screen Actors Guild, John Hinckley, Jr., PATCO, General Electric Theater, Hollywood, Reagan and radio, Reagan and movies