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Ronald Reagan
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  • General Zia was invited to meet President Ronald Reagan at the White House and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at 10 Downing Street.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Nevertheless, President Ronald Reagan praised Mobutu as "a voice of good sense and good will."
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • That someone came in the form of Ronald Reagan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • Indeed, he delighted in ridiculing the policies of the Democratic Party and was a vocal admirer of Ronald Reagan.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild

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  • Ronald Reagan is keeping us safe from the socialistic dictators, and you should be grateful for it.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Pells—need-based financial awards for college—were part of a larger federal budget cutback in 1982 (during his eight years in office, Ronald Reagan reduced the education budget by half).
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Have you ever seen the videotape of the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan?
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • I turned my car around as the second plane hit, and by the time I got home, the TV was filled with footage of the Pentagon’s wreckage and buildings throughout D.C. being evacuated, including the Ronald Reagan Building, where the conference reception to honor Henrietta was supposed to be held.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • In his mind he heard the voice of Ronald Reagan in King’s Raw, shrieking ’Where’s the rest of me?’
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • The first is an experiment that took place during the 1984 presidential campaign between Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point

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  • The truly odd duck here isDeath Valley Days, which was an anthology show from the 1950s and 1960s sometimes hosted by a future president, Ronald Reagan, and sponsored by Twenty Mule Team Borax.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • He blotted out his surroundings for thirty minutes at a time with a fawning profile of the famous candidate who’d just declared his desire to run for president—Ronald Reagan.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • I admired the courage, too, of Ronald Reagan.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • In 1985, President Ronald Reagan reduced funding for it.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Ronald Reagan, our fortieth president, once famously said, "As government expands, liberty contracts."
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • Both Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan spoke with that accent—Nixon from birth in California, Reagan a transplant from Midwestern Illinois.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Frank Sinatra became a Republican in the years after John Kennedy’s Palm Springs snub and was a well-known supporter of President Ronald Reagan.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States, once famously stated that the only way Earth could ever have a unified government was if it was invaded by aliens.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • He exuded the genial optimism and good humor of his old friend Ronald Reagan.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • RONALD REAGAN A STORM LASHED IN FROM THE OCEAN; blasts of wind; the surf at six feet.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • "You know," the student continued, "Ronald Reagan, he’s the governor of California and wants to be the next president.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • There were two bumper stickers on the rear, one which said SPLIT WOOD, NOT ATOMS and one which said RONALD REAGAN SHOT J.R. A very hinny guy, Steve Kemp, the murals and the bumper stickers would make the van easier to identify, and unless he had ditched it, he would almost certainly he spotted before the day was out.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • He considered many notable Americans to be his friends, including Governor Ronald Reagan, former president Richard Nixon, Gene Autry, Art Linkletter, Lawrence Welk, and Pat Boone.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • When Disneyland opened in July of 1955 — an event that Ronald Reagan cohosted for ABC — it had food stands run by Welch’s, Stouffer’s, and Aunt Jemima’s, but no McDonald’s.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In April of 1981, three months after the inauguration of President Ronald Reagan, an FTC staff report argued that a ban on ads aimed at children would be impractical, effectively killing the proposal.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • When Ronald Reagan was elected president in 1980, OSHA was already underfunded and understaffed: its 1,300 inspectors were responsible for the safety of more than 5 million workplaces across the country.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Ronald Reagan opposed such intolerance in our public life.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • The Massachusetts goal was $700 million, and Hollywood stars—including Joan Fontaine and Jane Wyman, then the wife of Ronald Reagan—had been trickling into town to add glamour to the festivities.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • In 1984 he quit his job as a computer salesman and organized his first "success seminar:’ The appearance of Ronald Reagan at one of these events soon encouraged other celebrities to endorse Peter Lowe’s work.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • He sounded like Ronald Reagan at the end of a bad day and the Hollywood sincerity only served to sharpen the anger she already felt at her own miserable performance… The old bastard would probably be lunching at this same table tomorrow with her successor.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • In 1978, after voter initiatives discriminating against gays had prevailed in Miami, St. Paul, and Eugene, Oregon, a conservative-backed ballot measure in California to ban homosexuals from teaching in the public schools was favored to win until Ronald Reagan made the difference by campaigning—successfully—against it.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
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