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Much of the book focuses on Reagan's film career and television and summaries of all of his movies are included. As previously mentioned, this book was an introductory exercise

Much of the book focuses on Reagan's film career and television and summaries of all of his movies are included. As previously mentioned, this book was an introductory exercise. None of Reagan's political successes are not covered here since they occurred subsequent to the book's publication. Overall, the book is filled with amusing anecdotes, personal charm and good humor (I met Reagan once and he made a positive impression during a brief interval), but Reagan remains something of a pleasant enigma, not unlike another popular president, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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This bibliography of Ronald Reagan includes major books and articles about 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan and his policies. Hayward, Steven F. The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution, 1980–1989 (2010). Benze, Jr. James G. Nancy Reagan: On the White House Stage (2005), University Press of Kansas.

WHEN Ronald (Dutch) Reagan first got to Hollywood, the 26-year-old radio announcer from Iowa sat around with a bunch of Warner Brothers press agents and listened as they tried to come up with a new name for him.

Titled, Where’s the Rest of Me?, the book finished with a revealing flourish

Titled, Where’s the Rest of Me?, the book finished with a revealing flourish. In its final paragraphs, which borrowed from his 1960s speeches, including the Time for Choosing speech, lay the logic that compelled him to forcefully reject the coming policy of détente that propelled him to pursue the presidency. Numerous Republican legislators were swept in on his coattails.

When he wakes from anesthesia, he says, "Where's the rest of me?" Reagan used that line as the title of his 1965 . Reagan and most film critics considered Kings Row his best movie

When he wakes from anesthesia, he says, "Where's the rest of me?" Reagan used that line as the title of his 1965 autobiography. Reagan and most film critics considered Kings Row his best movie. Reagan called the film a "slightly sordid but moving yarn" that "made me a star. View other events that happened in 1965.

Autograph note signed by Ronald Reagan on his personal letterhead as follows, 20 Sept. Also, comes with Peter Pierce’s book The Presidential Journey of Ronald Wilson Reagan, signed by Peter Pierce.

Where’s the Rest of Me? The Ronald Reagan Story. Autograph note signed by Ronald Reagan on his personal letterhead as follows, 20 Sept. 89 Dear Ford and Norma, Thanks for your letter and generous words, I’m more grateful than I can say. Thank you too for your prayers. They were answered & I have had an almost instant recovery, at home and feeling just great.

Ronald Wilson Reagan (6 February 1911 – 5 June 2004) was an American politician and actor, who served as the 40th President of the . Regarding his friend Hollywood astrologer Carroll Righter, in Where's the Rest of Me? (1965). I would have voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Ronald Wilson Reagan (6 February 1911 – 5 June 2004) was an American politician and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he served as the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader. As quoted in Los Angeles Times (17 June 1966).

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Comments: (7)

Ariseym
I needed this book.

Until this book I was mostly getting variations on the same theme. Commonly repeated throughout my 25+ volume Reagan library (hardcopy, audiobook & Kindle) is the story of his life...the oft-told high points...lifeguard on the Rock River, college kid & football player, novice sports broadcaster & prime Midwest play-by-play announcer, actor, soldier, union leader, anti-communist activist, divorced actor, re-married actor in career decline, brief Vegas showman, TV star, GE pitchman & plant visitor, politics-dabbler, Governor, 3x presidential candiate, weekly radio commentator, President, and Alzheimer's victim.

All the tellings of the above high points glossed over (or completely ignored) the in-between stuff. With each retelling of the high points, I'd wonder, "I wonder if he ever..." or "what was he thinking at that time?", etc. The glue-stuff that holds the story together.

Written in 1965 (and according to Peter Robinson, a Reagan speechwriter) 75% by himself (there is a ghost writer), he fills in the blanks for us up to that date. And for those (in the 1980's & 90's) who joyously declared Reagan an empty suit, they need to read about his union involvement and his well-reasoned transformation from "very liberal Democrat" to conservative.

If you need to address that Reagan "fix" you're going through, this book will definitely help you.
Rolling Flipper
This is a good biography of Ronald Reagon and also has a last chapter of his views. I would have wished it had his presidency as part of book but still his acting life was real interesting.
SARAND
Outstanding, fascinating book. I've given this one as a gift.
Nikojas
Absolutely fascinating book !
Scoreboard Bleeding
Not one of my favorites of his, but enough background to give you an overview of his beginnings. With so many books about RR, I prefer reading books written or co authored by him.
Opithris
MY ORIGINAL COPY FROM THE 60'S DISAPPEARED IN THE 70'S - RR'S STORY PRIOR TO POLITICIAN PROVES HE HAD SOME REAL QUALITIES IN SPITE OF BEING AN ACTOR
Foginn
This autobiography (cowritten with Richard G. Hubler) was intended to introduce Ronald W. Reagan to the general public in preparation for his first gubernatorial campaign in California. Reagan's address to the 1964 Republican National Convention on behalf of Barry Goldwater made quite an impression upon the delegates and television viewers. It was the lone highlight of a desultory election year for the Grand Old Party. As a result of this speech, a movement was launched in the Golden State to have Reagan become a political candidate.

The campaign was successful and Reagan secured the nomination and defeated the incumbent Governor Edmund G. "Pat" Brown in 1966. He served two terms in Sacramento, made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1976 (losing to the incumbent, President Gerald R. Ford) before he was victorious in 1980. Reagan served as President for two terms.

As for his autobiography, it is light and entertaining reading. Reagan was an optimistic individual and in recounting his formative years in Dixon, Illinois, his collegiate years at Eureka College, his first jobs as a broadcaster and his entry into movie industry, he chooses to emphasize positive experiences. There is precious little attention paid to his father's alcoholism or the difficult times that his family endured during the Great Depression. Reagan makes passing references to such subjects, but he does not dwell upon any dysfunctional family scenarios. Although his father was a lapsed Roman Catholic, Reagan identified more closely with his Protestant mother and the Disciples of Christ denomination.

Much of the book focuses on Reagan's film career and television and summaries of all of his movies are included. His career was interrupted by service in World War II. Reagan had enlisted as a reservist in 1937 and he was ordered to active duty in April, 1942. Due to his nearsightedness (Reagan routinely wore eyeglasses off screen), Reagan was assigned to limited duties and did not serve overseas; he spent most of the war in front of the camera making training films. He was promoted to the rank of captain in 1943. He was discharged in December of 1945.

Following the war, Reagan was employed steadily as an actor, but it was clear that he had missed the opportunity to become top billed performer and he had to content himself with supporting roles and leads in "B" films. When his movie career declined, he worked as a television host and performer. Reagan served a term as president of the Screen Actors Guild during the volatile period of Congressional hearings concerning communist infilitration of the film industry. This experience politicized Reagan and he began to rethink his political affiliation. He had formerly been a New Deal Democrat, but he became increasingly identified as a conservative after the HUAC hearings. He finally changed his party status to Republican in the early Sixties. When his movie career declined, he began to work steadily in television roles.

The conclusion of the book is largely rhetorical. It is a political manifesto of sorts which recaps the themes developed in Reagan's celebrated speech before the Republican National Convention. As previously mentioned, this book was an introductory exercise. None of Reagan's political successes are not covered here since they occurred subsequent to the book's publication. Overall, the book is filled with amusing anecdotes, personal charm and good humor (I met Reagan once and he made a positive impression during a brief interval), but Reagan remains something of a pleasant enigma, not unlike another popular president, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you are interested in Reagan's presidency, you will need to do additional reading elsewhere. As a political profile, this book succeeded in its intended purpose when it was released in 1965. If you like trivia, the title of the book is taken from a line of dialogue in the film "King's Row." This was intended to be Reagan's breakthrough role as a serious actor, but the war interfered with whatever promotional plans plans the publicity department at Warner Brothers may have had.
Here is the infamous and necessary bio for a shoddy election campaign. I knew Dick Hubler who was a low level Lecturer at then San Fernando Valley College in the early 60's. He had fixed scripts for Ronnie at Warner Bros. But suddenly upon Reagan becoming Governor of Calif, Hubler shot up to become Provost. This terrible book was an important motivator for the electorate. When Jack Warner heard of Reagan running for Governor, he presciently said , Governor - NO. Best friend/ pal of the Governor - YES.
Hubler then became a speech fixer for the joker on his way to The White House. The entire business of Reagan was a sham of course top to bottom. After the arrival in Washington, a lot of Reagan's cronies at Warner's worked to bury Nancy Davises' fiilms. She was of course an utterly atrocious B- movie whannabe. Conveniently, all of the national networks kept Ronnie's terrible films off of late night television. Hubler would bluster into his seminars, theatrically late. Had a small sports car he drove from Ojai. Such becomes the stuff of legends. RIP Dick...
Where's the Rest of Me download epub
Author: Ronald Reagan
ISBN: 0440194563
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Language: English
Publisher: Dell Pub Co (June 1, 1981)
Pages: 366 pages