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Reagan's Emergence as a World Statesman

Ronald Reagan in front of American Flag

Event Details

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
5:30 PM

26750 Agoura Rd, Calabasas, CA 91302 
Pepperdine Calabasas Campus, Room 295

For more information about this event, please email sppevents@pepperdine.edu, or call 310.506.7490.

Join the School of Public Policy for an evening conversation with Reagan Historian and author Dr. Gene Kopelson. Kopelson will be discussing the inspiring, never-before-told history of Ronald Reagan's first quest for the presidency in the late 1960s.

Gene Kopelson

In Kopelson book, Reagan's 1968 Dress Rehearsal: Ike, RFK, and Reagan's Emergence as a World Statesman he discussed brand new history that behind the scenes, Reagan had a hidden mentor on domestic politics and on world affairs: former President Dwight Eisenhower. Kopelson's book has received rave reviews from Secretary of State George Shultz, Attorney General Edwin Meese, numerous Reagan and Eisenhower historians, The Claremont Review of Books, The Washington Times, The Weekly Standard, The New York Post, The Daily Caller, The Daily Wire, and Newsmax.


Book Signing

Reagan's 1968 Dress Rehearsal Book

Reagan's 1968 Dress Rehearsal: Ike, RFK, and Reagan's Emergence as a World Statesman will be available for purchase at the event. Book signing will take place following the discussion.