Ronald Reagan Remembered

A Different Drummer: My Thirty Years with Ronald Reagan

By Michael Deaver

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"Whether it was traveling with Reagan on endless campaign flights, discussing the day-to-day issues in the Oval Office, or surviving the harrowing assassination attempt, Deaver worked with the former chief executive for twenty consecutive years. Now he offers his memories of Ronald Reagan as governor, president, and friend."
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Angels Don't Die: My Father's Gift of Faith

By Patti Davis

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The daughter of the former president pays tribute to her father, Ronald Reagan, describing his spiritual strength in the face of Alzheimer's, the impact of his near assassination, and his spiritual legacy to her and others.

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Dark Victory

By Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Cora Witherspoon. Ronald Reagan, Henry Travers

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Davis stars as a glamorous and somewhat frivolous socialite who matures and falls in love with her doctor while dying from a brain tumor. Geraldine Fitzgerald is wonderful as her best friend. Humphrey Bogart and Ronald Reagan also have small parts in this film. Have a box of tissues handy.

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Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

By Edmund Morris

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A Pulitzer-Prize winning author with total access to the then President and his papers wrote a fascinating interpretation of Reagan's life, including his boyhood, his Hollywood days, his tremendous role in reshaping American politics, and his debilitating illness.

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Exit with Honor: The Life and Presidency of Ronald Reagan

By William E. Pemberton

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This book, one of the shorter ones on Reagan written for an adult audience, credits him with restoring American pride but has little use for Reaganomics.
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I Love You, Ronnie: The Letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan

By Nancy Reagan, editor

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"No matter what else was going on in his life or where he was--travelling to make movies for G.E., in the California governor's office, at the White House, or on Air Force One, and sometimes even from across the room--Ronald Reagan wrote letters to Nancy Reagan, to express his love, thoughts, and feelings, and to stay in touch. Through letters and reflections, the characters, personalities, and private lives of a president and his first lady are revealed. Nancy Reagan comments on the letters and writes with love and insight about her husband and the many phases of their life together."

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Kings Row

By Ronald Reagan, Ann Sheridan and Robert Cummings

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When an aspiring doctor loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiance. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Cummings, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again.
This movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1942.

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Knute Rockne: All American

By Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Reagan plays George Gipp, the Fighting Irish's first All-American, whose final words, "win just one for the Gipper," became one of the most famous sayings associated with Reagan. Pat O'Brien stars as coach Knute Rockne.

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President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime

By Lou Cannon

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Cannon draws on his twenty-five years of experience covering the Ronald Reagan as well as interviews with Mr. Reagan and his associates to produce a portrait that depicts the former president's virtues as well as his flaws.
This is generally considered to be the definitive biography of Ronald Reagan.

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Reagan

By David Ogden Stiers and David McCullough

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The story of Ronald Reagan's life, with comments by contemporaries and historians. Vol. l. Lifeguard (128 min.) -- Vol. 2. An American crusade (150 min.)

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