Reagan's Nation: The Transition of Power
June 17th, 2020
37 mins 8 secs
About this Episode
When Ronald Reagan appeared on the scene after Jimmy Carter's one-term presidency, the American people had an adjustment period to make. Listen as Reagan sells us his vision but also distinguishes himself from the policies of the past.
In this episode you'll find:
- Why Carter's policies didn't land and Reagan was given the opening
- Whether people can, truly, "govern" themselves (Reagan's answer is No)
- Time-based ambiguities and action spurred by future consequences
- American exceptionalism and why it is referenced so often in inaugural addresses and State of the Unions
- Redefining what a term means in order to neutralize it - a potent political tactic
- A cool submodality change that Taylor also uses to help people with public speaking fears
- And more!
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