This article explores contradictions in Reagan's 1966 gubernatorial campaign rhetoric and between his campaign talk and later policy by studying Reagan's reactions to the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley. Based on the information available to him, Reagan's seemingly contradictory positions and policies were consistent, the author concludes, with his fundamental ideology and personal moral code.
Research Article| October 01 2010
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Michelle Reeves; "Obey the Rules or Get Out": Ronald Reagan's 1966 Gubernatorial Campaign and the "Trouble in Berkeley". Southern California Quarterly 1 October 2010; 92 (3): 275–305. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/41172530
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