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Were his life a movie, the critics would say it strained credulity; Mr. Smith's trip to Washington was likelier than Ronald Reagan's journey. He emerged from poverty in the Depression era Midwest to become a Hollywood star. Chancing an impossible leap into politics, the onetime liberal Democrat and union chief was elected governor of California as a conservative Republican. The leader of nothing less than a social revolution, he then became the 40th President of the United States. He survived a would-be assassin and faced down communism. In words and pictures, this is the extraordinary life of Ronald Reagan.
|Publisher:||TI Inc. Books|
|Product dimensions:||8.80(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||16 - 18 Years|
About the Author
The editors at LIFE vigorously carry on the traditions of excellence in photography, in journalism, and in telling the story of our country and our world which began with LIFE magazine in 1936 by founding editor and publisher, Henry R. Luce. They have published books on a broad range of subjects, including New York Times bestsellers One Nation, LIFE Picture Puzzle and The American Journey of Barack Obama.