Ronald Reagan, the fortieth President of the United States, would have been 100 years old on February 6. Some of the more recent books about his life and legacy include:
My Father at 100 by Ron Reagan: The son of Ronald and Nancy Reagan presents an assessment of his father’s life that features his childhood observations of the qualities that rendered the future fortieth president a powerful leader.
Ronald Reagan: 100 Years by The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation: An official centennial publication chronicles the fortieth president’s life with memorabilia, quotes and personal anecdotes, essays by leading political writers, and more than five hundred photographs.
Reagan: The Hollywood Years by Marc Eliot: A study of Ronald Reagan’s career in Hollywood covers more than thirty years of his film and television work, his two marriages, his tenure as the president of the Screen Actors Guild, and the link between his role as leading man and president of the United States.
The Reagan Diaries by Ronald Reagan: Culled from his handwritten daily diaries, an account of the fortieth president’s eight years in the oval office offers insight into his character as well as the behind-the-scenes factors that contributed to such events as his first inauguration and the end of the Cold War.