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How Ronald Reagan’s ‘Journey’ Transformed U.S. Politics

Released Friday, 12th October 2018
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A new biography traces Ronald Reagan’s rise from humble midwest beginnings to B-grade movie star to president of the United States. Author Bob Spitz’s “Reagan: An American Journey” includes new details about Reagan’s private life, his controversial tenure as president of the Screen Actors Guild during Hollywood’s blacklist era, and eyewitness accounts of the 1981 assassination attempt. Spitz joins us for the hour. What do you consider Ronald Reagan’s lasting impact?

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52m 59s
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