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Book Signing with Former Reagan Adviser and Author Peter Hannaford

December 12, 2011

The Reagan Ranch Center

Reagan's Roots by HannifordJoin us at the Reagan Ranch Center for Remarks and Book Signing with Former Reagan Adviser and Author Peter Hannaford.

Former Reagan adviser Peter Hannaford will discuss his new book, Reagan’s Roots: The People and Places that Shaped His Character, at the Reagan Ranch Center on Monday, December 12 at 3:30 pm. Galleries will be open from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. prior to the event. Following the event, Mr. Hannaford will sign copies of his new book. Books will be available for purchase.

About Reagan’s Roots:
Ronald Reagan is thought of as a Californian, a Westerner, but the values that guided him all his life are straight out of the land where he was born and spent the first 21 years of his life: northwestern Illinois. He was the product of four generations of rural settlers.

The characteristics associated with him--self-reliance, self-confidence, modesty, optimism, loyalty, tolerance, determination, good humor and reverence for God--all came from his teachers, clergy, role models, the circumstances of his youth and especially his parents.

Through the details of his childhood, youth and young adulthood, Reagan’s Roots traces the development of all of these elements of his character so that the reader will come away with a better understanding of what made this man a successful president.


About the Author:
Mr. Hannaford is a former Reagan adviser. He served as Assistant to the Governor and Director of Public Affairs in Sacramento and Senior Communication Adviser to Reagan during his 1980 campaign. Mr. Hannaford is the author of eight other books, including Ronald Reagan and His Ranch, an intimate portrait of the Western White House, Rancho del Cielo.

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