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Author Jacobs, Meg, 1969-

Title Conservatives in power : the Reagan years, 1981-1989 : a brief history with documents / Meg Jacobs, Julian E. Zelizer.

Published Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, 2011.

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 UniM Bail  973.927 JACO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series The Bedford series in history and culture.
Bedford series in history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-247) and index.
Contents I: Introduction: Mr. Conservative comes to Washington -- 2: The documents -- Origins, 1957-1980 -- Commencement address at Eureka College, June 7, 1957 / Ronald Reagan -- A time for choosing, October 27, 1964 / Ronald Reagan -- Campaign speech at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, May 12, 1966 / Ronald Reagan -- California and the problems of government growth, January 5, 1967 / Ronald Reagan -- Speech to America, March 31, 1976 / Ronald Reagan -- Campaign speech to college Republicans in Atlanta, June 24, 1978 / Newt Gingrich -- Speech at Neshoba County Fair, August 3, 1980 / Robert Michel -- Reaganomics, 1981 -- Inaugural address, January 20, 1981 / Ronald Reagan -- Address to the nation on the economy, February 5, 1981 / Ronald Reagan -- Letter to Republican colleagues / Ronald Reagan -- Air traffic controllers strike, August 3, 1981 / Ronald Reagan -- The education of David Stockman, December 1981 / William Greider -- Mobilizing on the political Left and Right, 1982 -- Black strategy, February 24, 1982 / Elizabeth H. Dole -- Summer alternatives, May 5, 1982 / William F. Sittmann -- Conservative social agenda, March 9, 1982 / Elizabeth H. Dole -- Letter to James Baker, August 12, 1982 / John T. (Terry) Dolan -- Letter to Barry Goldwater, September 7, 1982 / Ronald Reagan -- "The gender gap" : a postelection assessment, November 23, 1982 / Lee Atwater -- Morning in America : Reagan's reelection, 1983 - 1985 -- Campaign to save Medicare/Medicaid, 1984 / Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. -- Radio address to the nation on the presidential campaign, October 13, 1984 / Ronald Reagan -- Remarks of the President to the Twelfth Annual Conservative Political Action Conference, March 1, 1985 / Ronald Reagan -- Domestic Culture Wars, 1986-1988 -- Completing the Reagan Revolution, July 8, 1986 / William J. Bennett -- Address to the nation on the campaign against drug abuse, September 14, 1986 / Ronald Reagan -- Robert Bork's America, July 1, 1987 / Edward M. Kennedy -- Issues update; taxes and the budget, October 23, 1987 / Gary L. Bauer -- "Selfishness" as a 1988 campaign issue, January 6, 1988 / Frank J. Donatelli -- 1988 legislative and administrative message: a union of individuals, January 25, 1988 / Ronald Reagan -- Reagan's foreign policy: Peace through strength, 1980-1983 -- A strategy for peace in the eighties, October 19, 1980 / Ronald Reagan -- Letter to Brezhnev, September 18, 1981 / Alexander M. Haig Jr. -- Minutes of national security council meeting on strategy toward Cuba and Central America, November 10, 1981 -- A public affairs program to support the administration's nuclear policy, May 5, 1982 -- Directive no. 75 on U. S. relations with the USSR, January 17, 1983 / National Security Council -- "Evil Empire" speech, March 8, 1983 / Ronald Reagan -- Address to the nation on defense and national security, March 23, 1983 / Ronald Reagan -- Setbacks and victories in foreign affairs, 1983-1984 -- Letter to President Reagan, July 28, 1983 / Robert C. Byrd, Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. -- Poll on Grenada and Lebanon conflicts, October 28, 1983 / CBS News, New York Times -- Upcoming movie on ABC, November 17, 1983 / William I. Greener III -- Remarks at a ceremony commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day, June 5, 1984 / Ronald Reagan -- Debate between Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale, October 21, 1984 -- International Negotiations and Covert Missions, 1985-1986 -- Letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, March 11, 1983 / Ronald Reagan -- Memo on Reagan, March 12, 1985 / Alexander Yakovlev -- Fallback plan for the Nicaraguan Resistance, March 16, 1985 / Oliver North -- Memo on conversation between Reagan and Gorbachev and meeting while leaders walk, November 19, 1985 -- Covert action finding regarding Iran, January 17, 1986 / Oliver North, John M. Poindexter -- Address to the nation on the situation in Nicaragua, March 16, 1986 / Ronald Reagan -- National security scandal and success, 1986-1988 -- Oval Office meeting on Iran-Contra, November 10, 1986 / Caspar Weinberger -- Address to the nation on the Iran Arms and Contra Aid controversy, March 4, 1987 / Ronald Reagan -- Remarks on East-West relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin, June 12, 1987 / Ronald Reagan -- Address to the nation on the Iran Arms and Contra Aid controversy and administration goals, August 12, 1987 / Ronald Reagan -- Iran-Contra congressional reports, November 16, 1987 / Arthur B. Culvahouse -- Introduction to Iran-Contra Minority Report, 1987 / Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair -- Meeting of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, December 8, 1987 -- Remarks at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, December 16, 1988 / Ronald Reagan -- Legacies, 1988-2009 -- Acceptance speech at the 1988 Republican National Convention, August 18, 1988 / George H. W. Bush -- "New World Order" speech, September 11, 1990 / George H. W. Bush -- Contract with America, 1994 / Republican Party leaders -- Statement on signing the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, August 22, 1966 / William J. Clinton -- Acceptance speech at the 2000 Republican National Convention, August 3, 2000 / George W. Bush -- Address on the U. S. response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, September 20, 2001 / George W. Bush -- Eulogy at the national funeral service for Ronald Reagan, June 11, 2004 / George W. Bush -- Right-Wingers turn against Bush, February 9, 2006 / Michael Scherer -- A political odyssey, August 2, 2009 / Dan Balz, Haynes Johnson -- Appendixes -- A chronology of Ronald Reagan and Conservatism (1911 - 2004) -- Questions for consideration -- Selected bibliography -- Index.
Other author Zelizer, Julian E.
Subject Reagan, Ronald.
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989 -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.
History.
Sources.
ISBN 9780312488314
0312488319