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Address to the Nation on the Economy, February 5, 1981
February 5, 1981

The following speech was my first appeal to the American people about the economic crisis we were facing. There would be many more appeals over the years. Some I would win, some I would lose, such as my continual fights with Congress to get control of the budget deficit. The Congress of the Un

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Remarks Accepting the Republican Nomination at the Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas, August 23, 1984
August 23, 1984

The 1984 campaign was nothing if not enthusiastic. A member of my staff who’s been reviewing some of the videotapes of the campaign asked me the other day if you can feel an audience’s adulation. I said that, yes, you could…So then he said, "Well, how do you handle it?" I said, "I

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Remarks at a Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day, June 6, 1984
June 6, 1984
This was an emotional day. The ceremonies honoring the fortieth anniversary of D-Day became more than commemorations. They became celebration of heroism and sacrifice. This place, Pointe de Hoc, in itself was moving and majestic. I stood there on that windswept point with the ocean behind me.
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Address to the Nation on the Meetings With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in Iceland, October 13, 1986
October 13, 1986

I think the television cameras captured very accurately the look of disappointment on my face when I finally left the meeting in Reykjavik, Iceland, with General Secretary Gorbachev.

Mikhail and I had gotten into a discussion of the total elimination of nuclear weapons. Yes, it was breat

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Showcase USA
January 1, 1970- December 31, 1979
Ronald Reagan discusses the free market and how the magazine, Showcase USA, is a great resource for international trade and the American export market.
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Pot
January 1, 1970- December 31, 1979
Ronald Reagan discusses how marijuana affected an individual family and the response and responsibilities of the media.
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