RONALD REAGAN, ADDRESS TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EVANGELICALS ("EVIL EMPIRE SPEECH") (8 MARCH 1983): Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual MateRials, and On-Line Resources 

Readings

 

Ambrose, Stephen E. The Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938. 7th Ed. New York: Penguin Books, 1993.

Busch, Andrew E. "Ronald Reagan and the Defeat of the Soviet Empire." Presidential Studies Quarterly 27 (1997): 451-455.

Cannon, Lou. President Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime. New York: Public Affairs, 2000.

Dallek, Matthew. The Right Moment: Ronald Reagan's First Victory and the Decisive Turning Point in American Politics. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Gaddis, John Lewis. The Cold War. New York: Penguin Books, 2005.

_____.  We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Goodnight, G. Thomas. "Ronald Reagan's Re-formulation of the Rhetoric of War: Analysis of the 'Zero Option,' 'Evil Empire,' and 'Star Wars' Addresses." Quarterly Journal of Speech 72 (1986): 390-414.

Johnson, Haynes. Sleeping Walking Through History: America in the Reagan Years. New York: W.W. Norton, 1991.

Noll, Mark A., Nathan O. Hatch, and George M. Marsden. The Search for Christian America. Expanded edition, Colorado Springs: Helmers and Howard, 1989.

Pemberton, William E. Exit with Honor: The Life and Presidency of Ronald Reagan. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1997.

Pitney Jr., John J. "The Man Who Called Out Evil." National Review Online, June 8, 2004, http://www.nationalreview.com/comment/pitney200406080908.asp.

Reagan, Ronald. The Reagan Diaries. New York: Harpers Collins, 2007.

Reagan, Ronald; Skinner, Kiron K.; Anderson, Annelise Graebner, et al. Reagan, In His Own Hand: The Writings of Ronald Reagan That Reveal His Revolutionary Vision for America. New York: Free Press, 2001.

Reeves, Richard. President Reagan: The Triumph of Imagination. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2005.

Schaller, Michael. Reckoning Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Troy, Gil. Morning in America: How Ronald Reagan Invented the 1980s. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Willis, Garry. Reagan's America. New York: Penguin Books, 1988.

 

Audio-Visual Materials

 

Hail to the Chief Productions. Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator. Orland Park, IL: MPI Home Video, 2004.  Video Recording.

Hoyt, Austin. The American Experience: Reagan. Alexandria, VA: WGBH Boston and PBS Video, 1998.  Video Recording.

Phillips, Stone. NBC News Presents: Ronald Reagan. Universal City, CA: Universal Studios, 2004.  Video Recording.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  Ronald Reagan: An American President. Beverly Hills, CA: The Reagan Presidential Library and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.  Video Recording.

 

On-Line Resources

 

"The American Experience: Reagan." PBS, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/reagan/.

"Archives." Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/.

"Ronald Reagan." Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library, http://www.reaganfoundation.org/reagan/.

"Ronald Reagan in His Own Words." National Public Radio, http://www.npr.org/news/specials/obits/reagan/audio_archive.html.

"Ronald Reagan Speeches." Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia, http://www.millercenter.virginia.edu/index.php/scripps/digitalarchive/speechDetail/32.

"President Ronald Reagan." The White House, http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/rr40.html.

"President Ronald Wilson Reagan." Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia, http://www.millercenter.virginia.edu/academic/americanpresident/reagan.

"Presidential Audio-Video Archive: Ronald Reagan."  American Presidency Project, University of California, Santa Barbara, http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/medialist.php?presid=40.

"Presidential Inaugurations: Ronald Reagan." Library of Congress, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pihtml/pi058.html.