BOOKS CONCERNING RONALD REAGAN,
NANCY REAGAN, AND THE REAGAN
Eric. When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and Its
The Reagan Legacy.
Baker, James. Work Hard, Study…And Keep Out of
and Lessons from an Unexpected Public Life.
Barrett, Lawrence I. Gambling with History: Ronald Reagan in the White House. Garden City, NY:
Larry, ed. Looking Back on the Reagan
University Press, 1990.
Sidney and Thomas Byrne Edsall, eds.
The Reagan Legacy.
Bohn, Michael K. Nerve Center: Inside the White House Situation
Boyarsky, Bill. Ronald
Reagan: His Life and Rise to the Presidency.
Boykin, John. Cursed is the Peacemaker: The American
Diplomat Versus the Israeli General,
John. Bad Boy: The Life and Politics of Lee
Brown, Mary Beth.
Brownlee, W. Elliot, and Hugh Davis Graham, eds. The Reagan Presidency: Pragmatic
Conservatism and Its Legacies.
Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime.
_____. Ronald Reagan: The Presidential Portfolio: A History Illustrated from the Collection of
the Ronald Reagan Library and Museum.
_____. Ronnie and Jesse: A Political Odyssey. Garden City: Doubleday, 1969.
Colacello, Bob. Ronnie & Nancy: Their Path to the White House, 1911 to 1980.
Warner Books, 2004.
Cole, Ronald H. Operation Urgent Fury: The Planning and
Execution of Joint Operations in
Craig, Mickey G. Defending the Reagan Legacy.
George. Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story
of the Largest Covert Operation in History.
Dallek, Matthew. The Right Moment : Ronald Reagan's First Victory and the Decisive Turning
in American Politics.
Darman, Richard. Who's
in Control? Polar Politics and the Sensible Center.
Simon & Shuster, 1996.
Michael and Mickey Herskowitz. Behind the Scenes.
A Different Drummer: My Thirty Years with
DeYoung, Karen. Soldier:
The Life of Colin Powell.
Reagan: Fate, Freedom, and the Making of History.
D'Souza, Dinesh. Ronald
Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader.
The Free Press, 1997.
Dugger, Ronnie. On
Reagan: The Man and His Presidency.
Anne. Early Reagan: The Rise to Power.
Conservative Revolution: The Movement that Remade
Free Press, 1999.
A Political Biography.
Evans, Thomas W. The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General
Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism.
Marcia A. and Charles Wollenberg, eds. What’s Going On?
Fitzwater, Marlin. Call the Briefing! Bush and Reagan, Sam and Helen, a Decade with Presidents and
Freiling, Tom. Reagan’s God and Country: A President’s Moral Compass: His Beliefs on God,
Religious Freedom, the Sanctity of Life, and More.
Gaddis, John L. The Cold War: A New History. The Penguin Press, 2005.
Gergen, David. Eyewitness
to Power: The Essence of Leadership, Nixon to
Simon & Schuster, 2000.
Germond, Jack W. and Jules Whitcover. Blue Smoke & Mirrors: How Reagan Won & Why Carter Lost
the Election of 1980.
_____. Wake Us
When It's Over: Presidential Politics of 1984.
Greenburg, Jan C.
Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story
of the Struggle for Control of the
Haig, Alexander M. Caveat:
Realism, Reagan, and Foreign Policy.
Peter. The Reagans: A Political Portrait.
of Reagan: A Portrait of Ronald Reagan.
Hart, Jeffrey. The Making of the American Conservative
Mind: National Review and Its Times.
ed. Ronald Reagan Remembered: CBS News.
Haynes. Sleepwalking Through History:
Kengor, Paul. God and Ronald Reagan: A Spiritual Life.
Jeane J. The Reagan Phenomenon and
Other Speeches on Foreign Policy.
Kornbluth, Peter and Macolm Byrne, eds. The Iran-Contra Scandal: The Declassified History.
Ledeen, Michael A. Perilous
Statecraft: An Insider's Account of the Iran-Contra Affair.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988.
John F. Command of the Seas.
V. Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish
Peter B. Encyclopedia of the Reagan-Bush Years.
Sandra. The Saudis: Inside the
Jack F. Autopsy of an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse
and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended.
Mayer, Jane and Doyle McManus. Landslide:
The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988.
Houghton Mifflin, 1988.
Robert, with Zofia Smardz. Special Trust.
Lisa. Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right.
Richard B. What Went Right in the 1980s.
Meese, Edwin. With
Reagan: The Inside Story.
Menges, Constantine. Inside
the National Security Council: The True Story of the Making and Unmaking of Reagan's Foreign Policy.
Edmund. Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan.
Muir, William Ker. The Bully Pulpit: The Presidential Leadership of Ronald Reagan.
Timothy J. Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism.
Niskanen, William A. Reaganomics:
An Insider's Account of the Policies and the People.
Nofziger, Lyn. Nofziger.
Peggy. What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era.
When Character Was
King: A Story of Ronald Reagan.
Oliver with William Novak. Under Fire: An American Story.
Oberdorfer, Don. The Turn:
from Cold War to a New Era: the
The President, the Pope, and the
Prime Minister: Three Who Changed the World.
John L. Perspectives on the Reagan Years.
Patterson, James T.
Restless Giant: The
Pemberton, William E. Exit with Honor: The Life and Presidency of Ronald Reagan. Armonk,
NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1997.
Richard. Vixi: Memoirs of a Non-Belonger.
Powell, Colin, with Joseph E. Persico. My American Journey.
Public Papers of the Presidents: Ronald Reagan,
1981-1989 (15 volumes)
Register, National Archives and Records Administration ;
Maureen. First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir.
Michael with Joe Hyams. On the Outside Looking In.
Reagan, Ronald. An American Life.
Creative Society: Some Comments on
Quotations. Edited by Clark Cassell.
_____. The Quotable Ronald Reagan: The Common Sense and Straight Talk of Former
Governor Ronald Reagan. Edited by Joseph R. Holmes.
_____. The Reagan Diaries. Edited by Douglas Brinkley.
_____. Reagan, In His Own Hand: The Writings of Reagan that Reveal his Revolutionary Vision
_____. Reagan: A Life in Letters. Edited by Kiron Skinner, Annelise Anderson and Martin
The Reagan Wit. Edited by Bill Adler and Bill Adler, Jr.
_____. Reagan’s Path to Victory: The Shaping of Ronald Reagan’s Vision: Selected Writings.
Edited by Kiron Skinner, Annelise Anderson
and Martin Anderson.
Ronald Reagan Talks to
_____. Ronald Reagan: The Wisdom and Humor of the Great Communicator. Edited by Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. San Francisco: Collins, 1995
_____. Sincerely, Ronald Reagan. Edited by Helene Von Damm.
_____. Speaking My Mind.
_____. Stories in His Own Hand: The Everyday Wisdom of Ronald Reagan. Edited by Kiron
Skinner, Annelise Anderson and Martin Anderson.
_____. A Time for Choosing: The Speeches of Ronald Reagan 1961-1982. Edited by Alfred
_____. with Richard G. Hubler. Where's the Rest of Me?
Richard. President Reagan: The Triumph of
Donald T. For the Record: From Wall Street to
Ritter, Kurt and David Henry. Ronald
Reagan: The Great Communicator.
Rollins, Peter C. and John E. O’Connor, eds. Hollywood’s White House: The
American Presidency in Film and History.
Rose, Richard. The Postmodern President: The White House
Meets the World.
David J. Running the World: The Inside Story of the
National Security Council and the Architects of American Power.
Edward L. It Takes One to Tango.
and Gary Paul Gates. The Acting President.
Schulman, Bruce J.
The Seventies: The Great Shift in
American Culture, Society, and Politics.
Schweizer, Peter. Reagan’s War: The Epic Story of His Forty-Year Struggle and Final Triumph
_____. Victory: the Reagan Administrations Secret Strategy that Hastened the Collapse of the
George P. Turmoil and Triumph: My Years as Secretary of State.
Simpson, Christopher. National Security Directives of the Reagan and Bush Administrations: The
Declassified History of
Skinner, Kiron K. ed. Turning Points in Ending the
Sloan, John W. The Reagan Effect: Economics and
William French. Law and Justice in the Reagan Administration: The Memoirs of an Attorney General.
Larry and Robert Pack. Speaking Out.
David A. The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed.
Harper and Row, 1986.
Deborah H. and Gerald S. Strober. Reagan:
The Man and His Presidency.
Houghton, Mifflin, 1998.
Troy, Gil. Affairs of State: The Rise and Rejection of the Presidential Couple since World War II.
Stephen. Ronald Reagan in
University Press, 1994.
Von Damm, Helene. At Reagan's Side.
Peter J. Ronald Reagan: The Power of Conviction and the Success of His
Lawrence. Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-Up.
Caspar. Fighting for Peace: Seven
Critical Years in the Pentagon.
F. Clifton. Politics as a Noble Calling:
the Memoirs of F. Clifton White.
Jameson Books, 1994.
Wills, Garry. Reagan's
Winik, Jay. On the Brink: The Dramatic, Behind-the-Scenes Saga of the Reagan Era and the
Men and Women Who Won the Cold War.