Dr. Steven F. Hayward is the author of the celebrated two-part biography The Age of Reagan, which Reagan adviser William Niskanen called “the best history of the Reagan presidency.” He is an accomplished scholar and public intellectual who has taught and held fellowships at Georgetown University, UC Berkeley, and the American Enterprise Institute. Now you can absorb Hayward’s fascinating insights on Reagan’s life and legacy through this compelling 12-lecture audio course.
Dr. Hayward combines an engaging teaching style with his deep knowledge of Reagan’s life. The result is a fascinating portrait of a poor boy from Illinois who became a Hollywood movie star, eloquent speaker, and one of the greatest presidents of the United States. Traveling with Dr. Hayward from Reagan’s childhood through his involvement in the end of the Cold War as US president, you’ll gain an exhaustive understanding of Reagan as a one-of-a-kind historical figure.
Reagan has taken his place alongside Franklin Roosevelt as one of the most consequential presidents of the 20th century, and as the dominant influence in the modern Republican Party. Dr. Hayward’s passionate lectures reveal the breadth of Reagan’s accomplishments and influence, including his landmark meetings with Mikhail Gorbachev, his distinctive conservative ideology, and his commitment to protecting the rights of the American people.
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This course is part of the Learn25 collection and includes a free PDF study guide prepared by your professor and course producer.