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The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism

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Based on a newly discovered collection of private papers as well as interviews and corporate documents, Thomas W. Evans links the eight years (1954-1962) in which Reagan worked for General Electric-acting as host of its television program, GE Theater, and traveling the country as the company's public-relations envoy-to his conversion to conservatism. Evans particularly focuses on the profound influence of GE executive Lemuel Boulware, who would become Reagan's political and ideological mentor. Known for his innovative ...

The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism 2006, Columbia University Press

ISBN-13: 9780231511070

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