When Character Was King

When Character Was King

A Story of Ronald Reagan

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142001684
  • 352 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

No one has ever captured Ronald Reagan like Peggy Noonan. In When Character Was King, Noonan brings her own reflections on Reagan to bear as well as new stories—from Presidents George W. Bush and his father, George H. W. Bush, his Secret Service men and White House colleagues, his wife, his daughter Patti Davis, and his close friends—to reveal the true nature of a man even his opponents now view as a maker of big history. Marked by incisive wit and elegant prose, When Character Was King will both enlighten and move readers. It may well be the last word on Ronald Reagan, not only as a leader but as a man.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

“I Remember You”
All Presidents Come from Something
Movie Star
And Here He Becomes the Man He Was
“Honey, Roy Rogers Is Here”
The Ranch
Everything Changes
The Things They Carried
Executive Mansion
Grace Under Pressure
“Funny How History Works”
The Power of Truth
Tough Choices
Comedy
Rosty, Rush, Reagan
Strong Women
Big Trouble
Big Triumph
Dubya Was Watching
The Old Man of St. Cloud Road

Selected Bibliography

Index









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