The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan

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The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan

Format:  Hardcover,

222 pages

Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

Publish Date: Nov 2007

ISBN-13: 9781596980457

ISBN-10: 1596980451

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Ronald Reagan is more than a revered and popular president--he is a hero to millions, beloved as a persuasive leader who inspired America and shaped the future more than any other modern president. Reagan's everyman insight--stemming from his unique background as actor, sports broadcaster, and labor leader--make him America's most quotable president. In The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan, author James C. Humes brings together the best observations and opinions of the "Great Communicator." Spanning one-liners, anecdotes, zingers, and little-known stories, this collection also includes commentary about Reagan from friends and foes as well as analysis of his great speeches. The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan is an exceptional tribute to America's adored fortieth president. --

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Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Publish Date: Nov 2007
ISBN-13: 9781596980457
ISBN-10: 1596980451
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 222
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.9
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.25 x 7.5 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Forewordp. X
Reagan's Wisdom: Memorable and insightful Reagan quotationsp. 1
Reagan's Wit: His jokes, one-liners, and humorous turns of phrasep. 33
Reagan's Saints and Sinners: Reagan on the leading men and women of his time and all timep. 53
Reagan's Friends and Foes: Reagan in the words of his contemporariesp. 69
Reagan's Curiosities: Intrigues and triviap. 87
Reagan's Zingers: The stories behind his most memorable linesp. 119
Reagan's Yarns and Tales: Entertaining stories by and about the manp. 133
Reagan's Speeches: His greatest orations examinedp. 177
Acknowledgmentsp. 209
Indexp. 211

Book description

Ronald Reagan is more than a revered and popular president--he is a hero to millions, beloved as a persuasive leader who inspired America and shaped the future more than any other modern president. Reagan's everyman insight--stemming from his unique background as actor, sports broadcaster, and labor leader--make him America's most quotable president. In The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan, author James C. Humes brings together the best observations and opinions of the "Great Communicator". Spanning one-liners, anecdotes, zingers, and little-known stories, this collection also includes commentary about Reagan from friends and foes as well as analysis of his great speeches. The Wit & Wisdom of Ronald Reagan is an exceptional tribute to America's adored fortieth president. --

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Rated 5 out of 5★ by 1reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by If you loved the Gipper, you'll love this! An excellent compilation of quotes, witty sayings and wisdom from a President some have called, "The Lion of the 20th Century". Easy to read in short spurts or all the way through. 12/24/2007
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