The Presidency: In Reagan's Defense

In Reagan's Defense

In his book For the Record, Don Regan manages to violate almost everything he claims to champion -- his sense of loyalty, his dedication to his nation. "He is a brilliant man when it comes to analyzing financial matters," says one of his staunch supporters, "but when it comes to himself, he fails."

There is something slightly jarring when one picks up the book and sees the gaudy portrait of the handsome Regan on the cover, then flips it over and sees a photo of Reagan whispering into Regan's ear. The prose carries on the visual epic. Don Regan travels the...

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