Annotated BibliographyPrimary SourcesBooks
Reagan, Michael, and Jim Denney.The New Reagan Revolution: How Ronald Reagan's Principles Can Restore America's Greatness. New York: Thomas Dunne /St. Martin's, 2011. Print.After interviewing Michael Reagan I became more interested in hearing more from him so my mom purchased this book. I was able to obtain even more information about Ronald Reagan, his history and his views from this book from Michael Reagans firsthand account of events. I used some additional quotes from Michael Reagan from this source.
Reagan, Ronald.An American Life. Simon & Schuster Hardcover ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. This is the autobiography of Ronald Reagan. It is his personal story about his life which gives a firsthand account. I used a quote from this book to illustrate his Reagan Doctrine policy.
Reagan, Ronald. Speaking My Mind: Selected Speeches. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. PrintThis is a book of selected speeches from Ronald Reagan. There is also comments from Reagan regarding the various speeches. This helped me to see his personal thoughts and beliefs in regards to the speeches.
Reagan, Ronald, and Douglas Brinkley. The Reagan Diaries. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Print.Ronald Reagan made diary entries everyday throughout his presidency. This is a book of his diary entries. I used this book to look up diary entries regarding key events I was researching. I found it interesting to read his personal thoughts during these critical events. Reagan, Ronald, Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Graebner Anderson, and Martin Anderson. "Foreign Policy." Reagan, in His Own Hand. New York: Free, 2001. 21- 66. Print.This section shows that even before his presidency, Reagan was developing his own beliefs on how foreign policy should be. He was against communism and believed we needed a strong military. I didnt used quotes from this section, but I used ideas.
Shultz, George Pratt.Turmoil and Triumph: My Years as Secretary of State. New York: Scribner's ;, 1993. Print. Prior to my interview with George Shultz I was able to obtain his book from the public library. I was able to use this book to prepare for my interview and to obtain additional information about Ronald Reagans foreign policy and the events during his presidency. Mr. Shultz gives a firsthand account of events during the Reagan presidency as well as insight regarding his leadership and legacy.
Tear Down This Wall Document. Image. Web. 9 Nov. 2014. http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2007/summer/berlin.htmlThis is an image of a page from President Reagans famous speech at the Berlin Wall in 1987 obtained from the US National Archives. I found this to be an interesting artifact from the actual Berlin Wall speech by Reagan.
The Moscow Summit: Memo from George Shultz to President Reagan . Image. Web. 15 Feb. 2015. http://www.thereaganfiles.com/19880500-shultz-to-reagan.pdfI embedded this memo from George Shultz to President Reagan regarding the Moscow Summit. It speaks of the fact that the Moscow visit was the first presidential visit to Moscow in 14 years and provided suggestions for talking points for the summit. I found this an interesting example of an official government document associated with the summits. Interviews
Churchill, Ward. Skype interview. 20 Feb 2015.Mr. Churchill agreed to do a skype interview. He provided a criticism of Reagan and his policies. It was obvious that he was not fond of Reagan or his policies and believed his legacy was a legacy of destruction and problems.
Glass, Tony. Email interview. 19 Feb. 2015. Email interview. Mr. Glass is the curator and archiveist at the Eureka College Reagan Museum. He answered questions regarding Reagans leadership, the Leadership Letters and Reagans legacy. I was able to use several quotes from Mr. Glass that related to my project. McCollum, Bill. Personal interview. 20 Feb. 2015This interview was conducted by phone. Mr. McCollum is on the board of directors of the American Security Council Foundation. He talked about the Peace through Strength policy, Reagans impact/legacy and comparison of todays policies.
Massie, Suzanne. Personal interview. 19 Feb. 2015. This interview was conducted by phone. Ms. Massie consulted with Reagan during his presidency regarding Russian/Russians. She told some interesting stories about advice she had given to President Reagan and how he used this to improve the negotiations and relations.
Morris, Edmund. Personal interview 23 Jan 2015. This interview was conducted by phone. Mr. Morris wrote a biography of Ronald Reagan. He shared some great information about the time he spent with Reagan during his presidency and gave some amazing insight to his leadership and legacy.
Reagan, Michael. Personal phone interview. 13 Nov. 2014. I conducted a phone interview with Michael Reagan. He told some great stories about his father and gave his personal viewpoint regarding Reagans leadership and legacy. This was my favorite interview because of his personal stories.
Shultz, George. Personal interview. 4 Dec. 2014. George Shultz was Ronald Reagans Secretary of State for most of his presidency. I spoke with Mr. Shultz on the phone and was able to ask him several questions about Reagans leadership and legacy. He gave me firsthand accounts of key events and his personal take on Ronald Reagan.
PhotographsA Time for Choosing. Photograph. Web. 21 Sept. 2014. http://ulstermanbooks.com/time-choosing-video-message/This photograph and quote were used from Reagans famous A Time For Choosing Speech. I used it on my Reagans views on communism page.
B-1 Bomber. Photograph. Web. 15 Feb. 2015. < http://www.aviationspectator.com/more-aviation-photos?page=4>This is a photo of a B-1 bomber. I used this photo next to a quote that discusses the buildup of the B-1 bomber program by Reagan and previous presidents had nearly eliminated the program.
Bay Area supportniks demonstrate in the 1980s support of Soviet Jews. photo/courtesy of eva seligman-kennard Photograph. Web. 21 Feb. 2015 http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/40357/refuseniks-to-look-back-and-ahead-at-palo-alto-jcc/This is a photograph depicting demonstrators for the freedom of the Soviet Jews/Refuseniks. I used this to illustrate the quote given by Michael Reagan about the Refuseniks.
Bill McCollum. Photograph. Web. 20 Feb. 2015. http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/state-regional/rider-tacked-on-life-insurance-bill-to-give-mccoll/nL6BS/This is a photograph I used of Bill McCollum, member of the ASCF board, on my interview page.
Credit desk plaque. Photograph. Web. 10 Jan. 2015. This is a photograph of a famous plaque Ronald Reagan had on his desk. Michael Reagan made a reference to this quote during my interview with him. It demonstrates Reagans modesty when it came to taking credit. Fall of the Berlin Wall Photograph. Ronald Reagan, Intelligence, and the End of the Cold War: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California, November 2, 2011.Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency, Historical Collections, 2011. Print. This is a photograph showing a man tearing down the Berlin Wall. The fall became a symbol of the end of the Cold War. This photo shows the German people directly involved in tearing down the wall.
Fall of the Berlin Wall. Photograph. Web. 14 Feb. 2015. <
General Electric Progress. Photograph. Web. 10 Oct. 2014. This is a photo of Ronald Reagan during his days as a spokesman for General Electric as he worked for their public relations. Many believe it was during this time that he converted to conservatist viewpoint.
George C. Marshall. Photograph. Web. 10 Oct. 2014. This is a photograph of George C. Marshall which I used next to a quote from him regarding the Cold War.
George Shultz and Ronald Reagan. Photograph. Ronald Reagan, Intelligence, and the End of the Cold War: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California, November 2, 2011.Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency, Historical Collections, 2011. Print. This is a photograph of Ronald Reagan walking and talking with his secretary of state, George Shultz. I used this photograph from a book I purchased that had an attached DVD with many photographs. This image was used next to a quote about the fact that Reagan and Shultz did not agree with the policy of dtente. INF Treaty. Photograph. Ronald Reagan, Intelligence, and the End of the Cold War: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Simi Valley, California, November 2, 2011.Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency, Historical Collections, 2011. Print. This is a photograph of Reagan and Gorbachev signing the INF arms reduction agreement. I felt this was a very important to include a photograph of this significant event in negotiations with the Soviets.
Iron Dome. Photograph. Web. 14 Feb. 2015. This is a photograph to depict the Iron Dome technology. In both interviews and research I found that the Iron Dome is an example of the impact the SDI technology had on the world. This is an important part of the Israel defense system.
Leonid Brezhnev Photograh, quote. Web. 9 Nov. 2014. Leonid Brezhnez was the Secretary General of the Soviet Union for 18 years during the Cold War. This image illustrates his definition of dtente and that it was to be a peaceful means of solving conflicts.
Margaret Thatcher. Photograph. Web. 9 Nov. 2014. This is a photograph of Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. She was a world leader at the time of the Reagan presidency and she had great admiration for Reagan and his accomplishments.
Mikahil Gorbachev. Photograph. Web. 11 Jan. 2015.