As a young speechwriter in the Reagan White House, Peter Robinson was responsible for the celebrated “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall” speech. He was also one of a core group of writers who became informal experts on Reagan — watching his every move, absorbing not just his political positions, but his personality, manner, and the way he carried himself. In How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life, Robinson draws on journal entries from his days at the White House, as well as interviews with those who knew the president best, to reveal ten life lessons he learned from the fortieth president — a great yet ordinary man who touched the individuals around him as surely as he did his millions of admirers around the world.
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