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Ronald Reagan

President of the United States from 1981-1989, Ronald Reagan was known as a staunch conservative, a cheery optimist, and an implacable foe of Soviet communism. Ronald Reagan began his career as a…

Ronald Reagan Biography

Ronald Reaganpresident, actor, sportscasterBorn: 2/6/1911Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois The 40th President of the United States was a sportscaster and actor who appeared in 53 films before turning to…

Ronald Reagan: Iran-Contra

  by Ann-Marie Imbornoni and Tasha Vincent     The scandal that marred Ronald Reagan's presidency was rooted in two separate military initiatives in which American involvement was…

Ronald Reagan 2004 Deaths

Ronald ReaganAge: 93 40th president of the United States, remembered for his eloquence, his ability to connect with his constituency, and his unbridled optimism. Reagan won the presidency in…

Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address

Given on Tuesday, January 20, 1981 Senator Hatfield, Mr. Chief Justice, Mr. President, Vice President Bush, Vice President Mondale, Senator Baker, Speaker O'Neill, Reverend Moomaw, and my…

Galanos, James

(Encyclopedia) Galanos, James glän´s, 1925–2016, American fashion designer, b. Philadelphia, settled in California 1945. His luxurious, expensive clothing, created with the most exacting…

Meese, Edwin, 3d

(Encyclopedia) Meese, Edwin, 3d, 1931–, American public official, b. Oakland, Calif. As a deputy district attorney of Alameda co., he was a tough prosecutor with little toleration for radical protest…

Iconic Presidential Moments: Ronald Reagan

There are images that will stay with us forever. From FDR notifying the world that the U.S. had entered WWII, to Obama's trademark fist bump at the Democratic National Convention, these…

Ronald Reagan (January 26, 1982)

Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, distinguished Members of the Congress, honored guests, and fellow citizens: Today marks my first State of the Union address to you, a constitutional duty as old as our…

Innis, Roy

(Encyclopedia) Innis, Roy (Roy Emile Alfredo Innis), 1934–2017, American civil-rights leader, b. St. Croix, Virgin Islands. A member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) from 1963, he was its…