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Reagan, Ronald 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Leo P. RibuffoLeo P. Ribuffo

(1911–2004), fortieth president of the United States.A political liberal in his youth, Ronald Wilson Reagan helped create a conservative coalition in middle age and moved American politics rightward after winning the presidency at age sixty-nine. Born in Tampico, Illinois, he grew up in a family that was by the standards of the day socially as well as politically liberal. His Roman Catholic father Jack and his evangelical Protestant mother ... ...

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