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Michael Edward Reagan

Born March 18, 1945 (1945-03-18) (age 63)
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Radio Talk Show Host
Spouse Colleen Sterns (1975-)
Parents Ronald Reagan (1911-2004)
Jane Wyman (1917-2007)

Michael Reagan (born March 18, 1945) is an American radio host and Republican strategist. His nationally-syndicated radio show, The Michael Reagan Talk Show, airs on stations throughout the United States on Radio America. Despite his successful media career, Reagan is perhaps best known as the adopted son of the late President Ronald Reagan. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Reagan redirects here. ... Jane Wyman (January 5, 1917[1]– September 10, 2007) was an Oscar, Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American actress. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... a Radio Personality is the modern incarnation of the disk jockey, or DJ. In the 1990s, successful radio stations began to focus less on the musical expertise of their hosts and more on the individual hosts personalities. ... GOP redirects here. ... A strategy is a long term plan of action designed to achieve a particular goal. ... In the entertainment and news industries, syndication is a method of making content available to a range of outlets simultaneously. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Radio America is a division of The American Studies Center. ... For other uses, see Adoption (disambiguation). ... Reagan redirects here. ...


Early life

He was born in California to Irene Flaugher, a single woman from Kentucky[1] who became pregnant through an affair with an army corporal named John Bourgholtzer (died 1993), and was adopted by Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman shortly after his birth. This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Jane Wyman (January 5, 1917[1]– September 10, 2007) was an Oscar, Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American actress. ...

Reagan grew up in Beverly Hills, California and later nearby Pacific Palisades. One childhood story he has told that introduced him to politics was how he at the age of eight asked his father for a raise in his allowance. At the time, around 1953, his allowance was $1.00 a week. His father told him since 90 percent of his earnings were taxed by government, he wasn't able to increase Mike's allowance. His father further said that when the President of the United States would give him a tax cut, then he could give his son an increase in his allowance. This, according to Michael Reagan, was how he was introduced to the subject of tax cuts and how that affected people.[2] For other uses, see: Beverly Hills (disambiguation). ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Pacific Palisades is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California located between Brentwood to the east, Malibu to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. ...

Media career

In his early adult years, Reagan raced boats and later also sold them at a California boat dealership. He set world records in power boat racing [3] and raised more than $1.5 million for charities like the United States Olympic Team, Cystic Fibrosis and Juvenile Diabetes Foundations and the Statue of Liberty Restoration Fund through his race team. His efforts were recognized when he became a recipient of the Victor Award for outstanding sports and humanitarian achievement. This article is about the U.S. state. ... The National Academy of Sports Editors, comprised of a cross-section of American sports editors, writers and broadcasters, is an industry association of professionals associated with the sports news business. ...

His first entertainment broadcast job was as a game show host, in charge of the original syndicated version of Lingo, which was taped in Canada but broadcast in the United States. The show lasted only for the 1987-1988 season, and Reagan left the show before its demise in the wake of financial problems with the show's producers. His talk radio career started in the Southern California local market as a guest host for Michael Jackson's[4] talk radio show slot on KABC-AM in Los Angeles. After this beginning, he landed a talk show spot on KSDO radio in San Diego, California. Reagan's rating success in the San Diego market gave him the opportunity to take his talk show nationwide in 1992. Reagan continues to host his four-hour talk show, and also does public speaking to groups. He also delivers conservative commentary from time to time on cable television news programs such as the Fox News Channel as well as on the Internet for websites such as NewsMax.[5][6] He also wrote a book titled Twice Adopted in 2004. Reacting to the Mark Foley scandal in 2006, Reagan said, "Any member of Congress who was aware of the sexual emails and protected the congressman should also resign effective immediately.[7] Game show host is a profession involving the hosting of gameshows. ... In the television industry (as in radio), syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast programs to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ... Lingo is an American television game show that GSN produced along with other companies. ... This article is about the region of Southern California. ... Michael Jackson was a popular radio talk show host on KABC in Los Angeles. ... KABC 790 AM is a Los Angeles radio station, and a West Coast flagship station for the American Broadcasting Company. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... KSDO or Radio Nueva Vida is the San Diego home of the Spanish religious radio network Radio Nueva Vida. ... San Diego redirects here. ... Conservative may refer to: Conservatism, political philosophy A member of a Conservative Party Conservative extension, premise of deductive logic Conservativity theorem, mathematical proof of conservative extension Conservative Judaism britney spears Category: ... Fox News redirects here. ... NewsMax. ... Mark Foley The Mark Foley scandal, which broke in late September 2006, centers on soliciting e-mails and sexually explicit instant messages sent by Mark Foley, a Republican Congressman from Florida, to teenaged boys who had formerly served as congressional pages. ... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ...

Reagan's radio program, The Michael Reagan Talk Show, is carried on numerous terrestrial stations, as well as on both major satellite-radio services, by Radio America, a conservative-oriented radio network. Terrestrial radio is a term which encompasses the AM and FM ground-based radio technologies, the term was coined around Howard Sterns move to Sirius Satellite Radio. ... // A satellite radio or subscription radio (SR) is a digital radio signal that is broadcast by a communications satellite, which covers a much wider geographical range than terrestrial radio signals. ... Radio America is a division of The American Studies Center. ... American conservatism is a constellation of political ideologies within the United States under the blanket heading of conservative. ... A radio network is a network system which distributes programming to multiple stations simultaneously, or slightly delayed, for the purpose of extending total coverage beyond the limits of a single broadcast signal. ...

2008 Presidential election

Reagan supported Mitt Romney until he dropped out of the race on February 7, 2008. Eight days later Reagan announced his support for Senator John McCain of Arizona, comparing the nomination battle between Romney and McCain to the 1976 battle between Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford. Based on his father's actions after losing to Ford in 1976, Michael Reagan says that Ronald Reagan would've supported McCain.[8] Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) was the 70th Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... McCain redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Spoken language(s) English 74. ... Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Reagan redirects here. ... For other persons named Gerald Ford, see Gerald Ford (disambiguation). ... Reagan redirects here. ...

Marriages and family

In 1970, Reagan announced his engagement to Pamela Gail Putnam (born 1952), an aspiring dental assistant and the daughter of Duane Putnam, who was then the Atlanta Falcons football line coach. Reagan was then a director of special events catering at Michaelson Food Service Company in Los Angeles. Previously he had worked as a salesman for the clothing company Hart, Schaffner & Marx.[9] The couple married later that year, but were divorced in 1971. Duane Clifford Putnam (born September 5, 1928 in Pollock, South Dakota) was an American football offensive guard who spent ten seasons in the National Football League, mostly with the Los Angeles Rams. ... League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1966–present) Eastern Conference (1966) Western Conference (1967-69) Coastal Division (1967-1969) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West (1970-2001) NFC South (2002-present) Current uniform Team colors Black, Red, Silver and White Mascot Freddie Falcon Personnel Owner Arthur Blank General Manager...

He married Colleen Reagan (née Sterns) in 1975, an interior decorator.[10] Together, they have two children, son Cameron and daughter Ashley, and reside in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles.[6] Sherman Oaks is an 8. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


  1. ^ http://kydgi.ky.gov:2005/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/ORP&CISOPTR=614&REC=2
  2. ^ Reagan, Michael; Hyams, Joe. Michael Reagan: On the Outside Looking In. Kensington Publishing Corporation, 1988.
  3. ^ Biography of columnist Michael Reagan http://www.townhall.com/columnists/MichaelReagan
  4. ^ Not to be confused with the recording artist of the same name.
  5. ^ NewsMax Pundits. NewsMax.com.
  6. ^ a b premierspeakers.com
  7. ^ "Conservatives also seek Hastert's resignation", February 15, 2007. 
  8. ^ Ronald Reagan Would Back McCain http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=25026
  9. ^ "Michael Reagan, Governor's Son, to Marry Miss Pamela Putnam", The New York Times, 22 September 1970
  10. ^ Four Reagans Used to Going Their Own Ways - TIME

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External links

  • Michael Reagan's website
  • Tough Love Reminisces of his childhood and his mother
Jane Wyman (January 5, 1917[1]– September 10, 2007) was an Oscar, Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American actress. ... Reagan redirects here. ... The Birthplace of Ronald Reagan, also known as the Graham Building, is located in an apartment on the second floor of a late 19th century commercial building in Tampico, Illinois, United States. ... Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins on July 6, 1921) is the widow of the former United States President Ronald Reagan and was First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. ... Jane Wyman (January 5, 1917[1]– September 10, 2007) was an Oscar, Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated American actress. ... Maureen Elizabeth Reagan Revell (January 4, 1941 – August 8, 2001) was the daughter of former President Ronald Reagan and his first wife, Jane Wyman. ... Patti Davis (born Patricia Ann Reagan on October 21, 1952 in Los Angeles, California) is the daughter of former President of the United States Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Davis. ... Ron Reagan in 2007 Ronald Prescott Reagan (born May 20, 1958, Los Angeles, California, USA), usually known as Ron Reagan, is the son of the late former President of the United States Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy. ... A Time for Choosing, also known as The Speech, was presented on a number of speaking occasions during the 1964 U.S. presidential election campaign by (later President) Ronald Reagan on behalf of Republican candidate Barry Goldwater. ... Reagan delivers the address, January 20, 1981 The first inaugural address of Ronald Reagan was the 1981 inaugural address delivered by U.S. President Ronald Reagan. ... U.S. President Ronald Reagan speaking in front of the Brandenburg Gate at the Berlin Wall. ... The United States Presidency of Ronald Reagan, also known as the Reagan Administration, lasted from 1981 until 1989 and was conservative, steadfastly anti-communist, employed a foreign policy of “peace through strength,” and favored tax cuts and smaller government. ... Ronald Reagan, the US president from which Reaganomics derives its name Reaganomics (a blend of Reagan and economics, coined by radio broadcaster Paul Harvey) is a term that has been used to both describe and decry free market advocacy economic policies of U.S. President Ronald Reagan, who served from... President Ronald Reagan signs the bill at his California ranch in 1981 The Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 (also known as ERTA or the Kemp-Roth Tax Cut) was A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to encourage economic growth through reductions in individual income tax... President Ronald Reagan signs the Tax Reform Act of 1986 on the South Lawn. ... The major events of the assassination attempt The Reagan assassination attempt occurred on March 30, 1981, just 69 days into the presidency of Ronald Reagan. ... The Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) was proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983[1] to use ground-based and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles. ... His foreign policy labeled President Reagan as the Great Communicator. ... The Reagan Doctrine was a strategy orchestrated and implemented by the United States to oppose the global influence of the Soviet Union during the final years of the Cold War. ... For other uses, see Cold War (disambiguation). ... The Iran-Contra affair was a political scandal which was revealed in 1986 as a result of earlier events during the Reagan administration. ... The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is the presidential library of Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th President of the United States. ... Ronald Reagan A portion of the two-page, handwritten letter Ronald Reagans Alzheimers letter was a hand-written letter authored by former United States President Ronald Reagan in November 1994, disclosing the fact he had recently been diagnosed with having Alzheimers disease and was departing from public... Former United States First Lady Nancy Reagan kisses the casket of her husband, Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan during the week long state funeral honoring him in June of 2004. ... Ronald Reagan (1911–2004) This is a list of honors named for former President of the United States Ronald Reagan. ... The Reagan Diaries is an edited version of diaries written by President Ronald Reagan while in the White House. ... The Ronald Reagan: Bibliography includes major books and articles about President Ronald Reagan and his policies. ... California gubernatorial election, 1966 November 8, 1966 Reagan won about 52 percent of the Bay Area vote, winning Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma counties. ... California gubernatorial election, 1970 November 3, 1970 References California Elections Page Reagan Heritage Race information Categories: | | | | ... The United States presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon in the wake of the Watergate scandal. ... The United States presidential election of 1980 featured a contest between incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter and his Republican opponent, Ronald Reagan, along with third party candidates, the independent John B. Anderson and Libertarian Ed Clark. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...

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