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Reagan in the Midwest

 

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Discover how his Midwestern background shaped the leader and the man.

 

"As part of the Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration at Eureka College, this conference will focus on the formative factors of family, faith, community, and education that were central to Reagan's development as a great servant leader. Many features of Reagan's leadership can be traced back to the social and cultural context he experienced growing up in the Midwest."

 

- President J. David Arnold, Eureka College

 

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The following presenters provided unique perspectives of

- Ronald W. Reagan -

 

Edwin Meese III

Former U.S Attorney General

 

Jim Edgar

Former Illinois Governor

 

Fred Barnes

Editor of The Weekly Standard and FOX News Political Commentator

 

Peter Hannaford

Director of Communications for Reagan - as Governor and 1980 Presidential Campaign

 

Dr. Martin Anderson and Dr. Annelise Anderson

Authors and Advisors to Ronald Reagan

 

Craig Shirley

Author and Editor of books on Ronald Reagan

 

Academic Presentations

Dr. Devan Bissonette - Binghamton University

Dr. James Capshew - Indiana University

Dr. Andrew Cayton, Miami University

Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl - Buena Vista University

Dr. Roger Johnson - University of Sussex

Dr. John Miller - South Dakota State University

Dr. Jon Peterson - Ohio University

 

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Former Attorney General Ed Meese under President Ronald Reagan talks about his experiences with Reagan during his administration at a panel discussion at the Reagan and Midwest conference at Eureka College, January 15, 2011.
(The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

 

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Former Attorney General Ed Meese under President Ronald Reagan, right, talks with James Capshew, professor of history at Indiana University, before their panel discussion on Regan during the Reagan and Midwest conference at Eureka College, January 15, 2011. (The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

 

 

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Reagan and the Midwest: A Conference

Eureka College
Office of the Provost

300 East College Avenue
Eureka, IL 61530

Susan Bachman
(309) 467-6301
sbachman@eureka.edu

 

 

 

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