This American President

This American President

Scott Rank

Ronald Reagan's "A Time for Choosing" Speech | October 27, 1964

September 16, 2021   ●   30 min

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On October 27, 1964, in a speech supporting the Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan speaks of big government, high taxation, and the "war on poverty." He addresses foreign policy issues including the risk of appeasement, "peace through strength," and the Vietnam War. The speech changed his life, establishing him as a rising star in the emerging conservative movement.
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