A Companion to Ronald Reagan evaluates in unprecedented detail the events, policies, politics, and people of Reagan’s administration. It assesses the scope and influence of his various careers within the context of the times, providing wide-ranging coverage of his administration, and his legacy.
- Assesses Reagan and his impact on the development of the United Statesbased on new documentary evidence and engagement with the most recent secondary literature
- Offers a mix of historiographic chapters devoted to foreign and domestic policy, with topics integrated thematically and chronologically
- Includes a section on key figures associated politically and personally with Reagan
Keywords: 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, nuclear weapons, Iran-contra affair, Reagan doctrine, Reagan and terrorism, Reagan and Africa, Reagan and Europe, Reagan and Asia, Reagan and Central America, Reagan and the Middle East, Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, George H. W. Bush, Oliver North, James Baker III, George Shultz, Nancy Reagan, Reagan and the Soviet Union, American history, Reaganomics, Reagan assassination attempt, California governor, ?Morning in America, ? Alzheimer?s, Screen Actors Guild, John Hinckley, Jr., PATCO, General Electric Theater, Hollywood, Reagan and radio, Reagan and movies