The All-American President: Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004)

"If he were not the greatest President, he was the best Actor of the Presidency we have ever had." --John Adams, on George Washington

America's Presidents tend to die young. Maybe it is in the nature of the men who reach such heights, or of the job once they attain it. But only John Adams and Herbert Hoover lived past 90; Ronald Reagan was the third, and perhaps the only one to achieve the goal of dying young as late as possible. When he passed away last week at age 93, he had long been gone from the public stage;...

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