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One man, more than any other, has helped define the most important issues of our time. His name is Ronald Reagan, one of our nation's most powerful and popular Presidents. This extraordinary audio collection includes historical excerpts from selected addresses that span his political career, laying out his vision for America and the world. From his cornerstone 1964 speech on behalf of Barry Goldwater to his moving farewell address in January of 1989, here is President Reagan as we came to know him: the public figure, the political leader, the private man. Included are personal reflections from President Reagan recorded exclusively for this production, in an audio presentation that captures the voice, the spirit, and the intellect of the greatest communicator America has ever known.
©1989 Ronald Reagan (P)1989 Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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  • Ken.
  • Slinger, Wi, United States
  • 12-16-07

Speaking My Mind

Very Good, It reenforces my Memory of Ronald Reagan as a Great President.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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A Great President

Excellent audio on President Reagans speeches. Some are serious, sad and funny. A great insite to a President who cared about the United States and the welfare of the American people.

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  • Joe
  • Pickerington, OH, USA
  • 03-07-10

Reasons Behind a Speech

Do you ever wonder why President Reagan said what he said in his speeches.....It's all in this audio book.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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I miss Ronnie! Wish he was here.

People ask me who I want to vote for. I usually respond Ronald Reagan or Abe Lincoln but they're not running. I suspect Trump will win and I hope he surprises us in a good way. I think he can but not sure he will. Pray for our country and our representatives in government to exercise integrity and do the right thing.

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Very Good Reflection

If you could sum up Speaking My Mind in three words, what would they be?

Optimistic, Hopeful, Unwaivering

What did you like best about this story?

The personal reflections of the President.

Which character – as performed by Ronald Reagan – was your favorite?

The man himself

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

A renewed optmism and hopeful outlook

Any additional comments?

No

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"Not bad, not bad at all."

If you could sum up Speaking My Mind in three words, what would they be?

A brilliant review.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Reagan of course. I liked how he'd poke fun at his age, shows the senc eof humor he had.

Have you listened to any of Ronald Reagan’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have. One of his best.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

I don't know if a film of this could be made actually.