With Democratic taunts fresh in his ears, Reagan hits the campaign trail
Los Angeles, California.
Nearly 600 members of the U.S. Olympic team are cheering and shouting. "There is a new patriotism spreading across our country," the visitor declares as he looks out over the red-white-and-blue uniforms. "So when you're out there, set your sights high . . . Then go for it! Do it for yourselves, for your families, for your country. And will you forgive me, if I may be a little bit presumptuous, do it for the Gipper."
Austin, Texas. A crowd of...