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.

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The Voice in the Wilderness Part 2 | Ronald Reagan

When Ronald Reagan was elected president, his critics worried he would escalate the Cold War--maybe even provoke World War III. Reagan, however, was planning the exact opposite: yes, he wanted to defeat the Soviet Union but he had an audacious plan to work with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and abolish nuclear weapons from the face of the earth. In this episode, we discuss Reagan's bold vision and its impact on the world.

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Host: Richard Lim

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