Slate's coverage of Ronald Reagan's death, his life, and his legacy.

Slate's coverage of Ronald Reagan's death, his life, and his legacy.

Slate's coverage of Ronald Reagan's death, his life, and his legacy.

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June 8 2004 1:24 PM

Reagan, Reconsidered

Slate's coverage of his death, his life, and his legacy.

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Ronald Reagan, 1911-2004

Slate weighs in on Reagan's death:

"Ron and Mikhail's Excellent Adventure: How Reagan won the Cold War" by Fred Kaplan, posted June 9, 2004
"Reagan's Osama Connection: How he turned a jihadist into a terrorist kingpin," by Fred Kaplan, posted June 10, 2004
"The Man, the Myths: Don't believe everything you hear about Ronald Reagan," by David Greenberg, posted June 9.
"Not Even a Hedgehog: The stupidity of Ronald Reagan," by Christopher Hitchens, posted June 7, 2004
"Never a Gray Moment: The international press looks at Ronald Reagan,"by Michael Young, posted June 7, 2004
"What Reagan Got Wrong: Liberty is not the absence of government," by William Saletan, posted June 6, 2004
"Ronald Reagan, Party Animal: The man who taught Republicans to be irresponsible,"by Timothy Noah, posted June 5, 2004

Slate evaluates Reaganomics:

"Reagan vs. Clinton: Who was responsible for the prosperity of the '90s?" by Dinesh D'Souza and E.J. Dionne, posted November 1997

"Credit Check: Now it's really morning in America. Who deserves a bow?"by Jacob Weisberg, posted Aug. 31, 1997

Slate on the rest of Reagan's record:

"Reagan's Record: Sorry to spoil the birthday party, but …" by Michael Kinsley, posted Feb. 9, 2001

"Reagan's Record II: Did he win the Cold War?"by Michael Kinsley, posted Feb. 16, 2001

Slateon how we remember him:

"Everybody Loves Reagan: How a divisive president became an American Idol,"by David Greenberg, posted Nov. 13, 2003

"Saint Ronald: Why must we pretend the 40th president was alert and engaged?"by Timothy Noah, posted Nov. 5, 2003

"Saint Ronald, Part 2: Richard Pipes' new memoir adds ballast to CBS's miniseries,"by Timothy Noah, posted Nov. 6, 2003