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
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
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