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#Ronald Reagan

# ronald-reagan - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Believe it or not, Reagan had a media chief who lasted even less time than Scaramucci

John O Koehler, who lasted a week, had been in a Nazi youth organisation as a young child.

# ronald-reagan - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge The secret songs, pleading letters, and big name snubs of Ireland's plans to entertain Ronald Reagan Let Me Entertain You

The secret songs, pleading letters, and big name snubs of Ireland's plans to entertain Ronald Reagan

Brendan Grace and Phil Coulter both wanted a piece of the pie.

# ronald-reagan - Sunday 18 December, 2016

The man who invented the Heimlich manoeuvre has died aged 96

The abdominal thrust rescue, invented in 1974, is thought to have saved tens of thousands of lives.

# ronald-reagan - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

John Hinckley, the man who shot US President Ronald Reagan, is now a free man

He had been residing in a psychiatric hospital after being found not guilty by reason on insanity following the crime.

# ronald-reagan - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died aged 94 RIP

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died aged 94

The wife of Ronald Reagan visited Ireland in 1984.

# ronald-reagan - Monday 20 April, 2015

Over 30 years ago, John Hinckley shot President Reagan. Now, he's almost a free man.

This is how Hinckley spends his free days.

# ronald-reagan - Saturday 3 January, 2015

What did Ronald Reagan eat on his visit to Ireland?

Not too much butter, anyway.

Government Buildings got a lick of paint when Ronald Reagan came to visit

Including varnishing, carpets, ceiling tiles and “general cleaning up”.

# ronald-reagan - Friday 8 August, 2014

Former White House Press Secretary's death ruled a homicide - 33 years after he was shot

James Brady died earlier this week, more than three decades after he was shot while serving alongside President Reagan.

# ronald-reagan - Friday 2 August, 2013

Ronald Reagan could have 3.4 million square miles of ocean named after him

A United States government committee discussed a bill this week which would rename the Exclusive Economic Zone after the former President.

# ronald-reagan - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The42 Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid Retro Gold

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

# ronald-reagan - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting

British documents reveal the countries desire to make sure that President Reagan’s visit in 1982 materialised.

# ronald-reagan - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"

Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.

# ronald-reagan - Sunday 4 November, 2012

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads Wonkery This post contains videos

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

# ronald-reagan - Monday 27 August, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions US 2012 This post contains videos

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# ronald-reagan - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Check out Ronald Reagan's G7 summit doodles

Former British PM Margaret Thatchter had kept the sketches among her personal papers.

# ronald-reagan - Friday 17 February, 2012

Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president

But who do you think ranked last in the poll of how favourably presidents from Nixon to Obama would be remembered?

# ronald-reagan - Friday 21 October, 2011

How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?

Regarded as an ally post 9/11, the western world’s view of Gaddafi changed drastically in a matter of months. Here’s what world leaders were saying about the Colonel then and what they say now.

# ronald-reagan - Thursday 20 October, 2011

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi Gaddafi This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures and videos: the life of 'mad dog' Muammar Gaddafi

With the announcement of the former Libyan leader’s death in his home town of Sirte today we look back at the events which shaped him and his country…

# ronald-reagan - Thursday 29 September, 2011

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run Chris Christie This post contains videos

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

# ronald-reagan - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

From The42 Political football: sports people who turned to politics Political Football This post contains images

Political football: sports people who turned to politics

It’s not such a big leap really…