Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Political Outsiders vs. Senators vs. Governors for President

http://video.foxnews.com/v/4413574989001/look-whos-talking-jane-hampton-cook/ World War II launched a surge of American pride and patriotism. We chose presidents from national leadership positions. Dwight Eisenhower was a national war hero. Presidents Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon all found their national platform in the U.S. … Continue reading

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What I Saw Before the Fall of the Berlin Wall–25 years ago

The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago today. I wasn’t there when it fell but had the opportunity to see the wall in person a few months earlier as these photos show. In May 1989 I traveled throughout Germany with a choir from … Continue reading

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Midterms in Historical Context: Reagan in 1986

Up next in putting midterms into historical context is Ronald Reagan. He was the first president since Eisenhower to serve all eight years of two terms. 1986 Midterms, President Ronald Reagan, Republican The year 1986 was a moderate change of power … Continue reading

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Bush and Clinton: Midterms Six Years after a President’s Rise to Power

This year marks six years since Barack Obama was elected president in 2008. Like other presidents before him who have served two terms, he faces a midterm election that could effect the rest of his presidency, especially if the Republicans change the balance of … Continue reading

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