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The Resource True Reagan : what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters, James Rosebush

True Reagan : what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters, James Rosebush

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True Reagan : what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters
Title
True Reagan
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what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters
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James Rosebush
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eng
Summary
WHAT MADE RONALD REAGAN TICK? What was the secret to his greatness, the source of his influence, the key to his character, the strength behind his leadership? And why does it matter to the nation today? Just the mention of his name still evokes deep admiration and affection among Americans of every stripe, on both sides of the aisle. Many have previously sought to capture the essence of this very public figure often called "mysterious and unknowable." But now, as James Rosebush tells Reagan's story from first-hand experience in TRUE REAGAN, we come closer to understanding the heart of this great American. In his roles as the longest-serving Chief of Staff to Nancy Reagan and Deputy Assistant to President Reagan (his point man on philanthropy and public/private partnerships), James Rosebush had unrivaled one-on-one access to Reagan, observing his personality, his decision-making, his guarded nature. Rosebush's revelations are moving and meant to inspire us to look to our 40th President for guidance now as we face the global challenges of a complicated 21st century. Ronald Reagan was first and foremost an intensely private person, although the life he led placed him at the center of people's attention from his earliest years. Small-town boy and college athlete, sportscaster and lifelong sports fan, actor and movie star, union leader and TV spokesman, Democrat and Republican, governor and president: what an incredible and extraordinary path. Rosebush tells how his center core was formed by his mother, who devoted herself to helping others even as the Reagans struggled themselves. The spiritual foundation she instilled in him by teaching him the Bible governed his thoughts, beliefs and actions all his life. In a very real sense, his upbringing destined Reagan to become a global evangelist for American Exceptionalism - but importantly, as Rosebush learned first-hand, that did not mean Reagan thought Americans themselves were superior, as today's pundits and politicians often preach. Rather, Reagan believed that the ideals of America's founding were superior, enabling all Americans to live lives based on high ideals and spiritual principles, and thus achieve unparalleled success. Reagan was uniquely able to lead from true conviction and strength, his confidence stemming from an unshakeable fundamental belief system. Better understanding the essence of this inspiring and principled leader is critical to our future. Journey back with Rosebush through the innumerable examples he recounts from first-hand observation and marvel once again at TRUE REAGAN.
Summary
Focusing on the qualities that made him a great leader, the Senior Advisor to Ronald Reagan and Chief of Staff to Nancy Reagan helps us to understand the roots of Reagan's leadership and extraordinary communication skills so that we might apply them to the global challenges confronting our world today
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Biography type
individual biography
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10488896
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DLC
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Rosebush, James S
Dewey number
  • 973.927092
  • B
Illustrations
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
E877
LC item number
.R68 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters
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True Reagan : what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters, James Rosebush
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "Where is the rest of me?" -- His beliefs were his arsenal, and words, his weapons -- The source of his bedrock beliefs -- Reagabm focused and self-contained -- The global evangelist -- Words that fight like soldiers -- Master of the visual image -- Man of faith in a secular pulpit -- Looking evil in the eye -- Chief salesman -- Risk taker -- American exceptionalism and the role of government -- Rebuilding America strength -- Man of modest philanthropy and midwestern warmth -- Americans were his heroes -- The way he said good-bye -- Epilogue: Does Ronald Reagan have a future?
Control code
20529046
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455593828
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015044801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs (some color)
Label
True Reagan : what made Ronald Reagan great and why it matters, James Rosebush
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "Where is the rest of me?" -- His beliefs were his arsenal, and words, his weapons -- The source of his bedrock beliefs -- Reagabm focused and self-contained -- The global evangelist -- Words that fight like soldiers -- Master of the visual image -- Man of faith in a secular pulpit -- Looking evil in the eye -- Chief salesman -- Risk taker -- American exceptionalism and the role of government -- Rebuilding America strength -- Man of modest philanthropy and midwestern warmth -- Americans were his heroes -- The way he said good-bye -- Epilogue: Does Ronald Reagan have a future?
Control code
20529046
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455593828
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015044801
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs (some color)

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