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Description - President Reagan by Lou Cannon

Hailed by the New Yorker as "a superlative study of a president and his presidency," Lou Cannon's President Reagan remains the definitive account of our most significant presidency in the last fifty years. Ronald Wilson Reagan, the first actor to be elected president, turned in the performance of a lifetime. But that performance concealed the complexities of the man, baffling most who came in contact with him. Who was the man behind the makeup? Only Lou Cannon, who covered Reagan through his political career, can tell us. The keenest Reagan-watcher of them all, he has been the only author to reveal the nature of a man both shrewd and oblivious. Based on hundreds of interviews with the president, the First Lady, and hundreds of the administration's major figures, President Reagan takes us behind the scenes of the Oval Office. Cannon leads us through all of Reagan's roles, from the affable cowboy to the self-styled family man; from the politician who denounced big government to the president who created the largest peace-time deficit; from the statesman who reviled the Soviet government to the Great Communicator who helped end the cold war. * Since the publication of Edmund Morris's Dutch, important critics have called The Role of a Lifetime the definitive Ronald Reagan biography * Newly updated and revised to reflect another nine years' perspective on Reagan's life and legacy

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781891620911
ISBN-10: 1891620916
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 920
Imprint: PublicAffairs,U.S.
Publish Date: 10-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lou Cannon

Lou Cannon covered Ronald Reagan for more than twenty-five years, first as a reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and later as the Washington Post White House correspondent. Cannon is the author of two previously published books on Reagan and, most recently, Official Negligence: How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the LAPD. He lives in Summerland, California, just five miles outside of Santa Barbara.

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