Shockwave – Part Nine, A Dozen Ronald Reagans

A tremendous upheaval in politics occurred with a new President influenced by new media and speaking new political language, with a willingness to bend the rules.  The upending culminates in a radical foreign policy no one expected and few, at that time, understood, so different it was literally thought to be from outer space.

We discuss:

  • The Crazy Candidate That Couldn’t Win
  • Fragmented, Confused Voters.  That Ol’ Chestnut?
  • The Secretary of State Is In Control
  • Democratic ‘Unity Meetings’ of Time Past
  • Early Soviet Reaction to Reagan’s Moves

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