|About the Book|
In this work, distinguished political figures who worked closely with Ronald Reagan examine the man as a leader. The first section explores his philosophy of leadership, examining The Reagan White House, by Howard H. Baker, Jr., Reagan as Political Leader, by Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., and A Journalists Perspective, by Lou Cannon. The second section deals with President Reagan and the practice of leadership, presenting Reagans Political Instincts, by John Sears, Speech Writing for President Reagan, by Mari Maseng Will, and The Reagan Presidency: Leadership Revisited, by William Brock. The third section of the book is devoted to the problems of leadership, including The Reagan White House: The Approach, the Agenda, and the Debt, by Ed Harper, and The Reagan Presidency: Campaigning, Managing, and Governing, by Peter D. Hannaford. The fourth examines perspectives on leadership, including Reagan and Defense, by Edward N. Wright, The Presidents Health, by T. Burton Smith, M.D., and The Reagan Presidency, by Edwin Meese. Co-published with the Miller Center of Public Affairs.