The leaders you thought you knew.
This American President is a history podcast that delves into the lives and legacies of the men who have occupied the White House. Each episode immerses you in an era of history by examining the life of a U.S. President. Hosted by Richard Lim and produced by Michael Neal.
Ronald Reagan's "A Time for Choosing" Speech | October 27, 1964
On October 27, 1964, in a speech supporting the Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan speaks of big government, high taxation, and the "war on poverty." He addresses foreign policy issues including the risk of appeasement, "peace through strength," and the Vietnam War. The speech changed his life, establishing him as a rising star in the emerging conservative movement.
Host: Richard Lim
Producer: Michael Neal
Production Intern: Kolyo Vanchev
Content Intern: Melina Spatharis
Artist: Nip Rogers, NipRogers.com