A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 13, 1982

Despite a political career that spans nearly two decades. Ronald Reagan's decision-making process remains elusive, almost most mysterious. As Senior Correspondent John Stacks says of the subject of this week's cover, "Reagan appears simple and straightforward, but he is actually complicated. All of us want to know about how he works and thinks, what kinds of advice he accepts and rejects, how he adapts to challenges and change." Stacks first interviewed Reagan in 1967, not long after the former movie star had won the first of his two terms as Governor of California....

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