Ronald Reagan in New Orleans
Ronald Reagan in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS: In his final soliloquy at political center stage, President Reagan snaps a salute to the delegates to the Republican National Convention at the conconclusion of his speech on August 15, 1988.(UPI Photo/Troy Gomez/Files)..
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Ronald Wilson Reagan (RR), RR born February 6 1911, RR died June 5 2004, RR 40th President of the United States 1981?1989, RR 33rd Governor of California 1967?1975, RR actor sicne 1930s, RR president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), RR spokesman for General Electric, RR switched parties from Democratic to Republican 1962, defined Republican Party's platforms, "Reaganomics", substantial tax cuts implemented in 1981, survived assassination attempt, reelected in a landslide victory in 1984, steps toward ending the Cold War, Iran-Contra Affair, "peace through strength", rejected détente and confronting Communism, negotiated with Premier Mikhail Gorbachev peaceful end to Cold War, 1994 diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, one of the most popular U.S. presidents
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