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Tear down this myth : how the Reagan legacy has distorted our politics and haunts our future

Author: William Bunch
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Bunch rolls back some of the worst distortions concerning the Reagan myth: that Reagan was one of the most popular modern presidents; that his tax cut caused the bull market of the 1980s; and that he won the Cold War, and examines the Gipper's conservatist legacy as it continues to impact America's political and economic situation.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Bunch
ISBN: 9781416597629 141659762X
OCLC Number: 277237857
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ronald Reagan Boulevard --
A man before myth --
An untaxing burden --
Warrior defused --
Prospero unmasked --
Rolling back Reagan --
Enter the mythmakers --
The great misinterpreter --
Reagan's '08 campaign --
Exorcising Gipper's ghost.
Responsibility: Will Bunch.
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Will Bunch, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, challenges the legend that has sprung up around Ronald Reagan's presidency over the past decade.  Read more...

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"The Ronald Reagan who won the cold war, cut taxes, shrank the government, saved the economy, and was the most beloved president since FDR is a myth, Bunch says....The truculent jingoist of the myth Read more...

 
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