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Michael Reagan          

Eldest Son of President Ronald Reagan, Bestselling Author & Radio Talk Show Host

Michael Reagan is a political commentator, Republican strategist, former radio talk show host and author. He is the eldest son of former President Ronald Reagan and Academy Award Winning Actress Jane Wyman.

Michael spent nearly two decades as a conservative radio talk show host, heard across the country daily on a show syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks. He left this position to travel the country in order to champion President Ronald Reagan’s values and principals in the public policy forum.

Michael also serves as chairman and president of The Reagan Legacy Foundation, which seeks to advance the causes President Reagan held dear and to memorialize the accomplishments of his presidency. He has also appeared for years on network television as a commentator and guest on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Good Day LA, CNN, Fox News, and is a Newsmax Television contributor. Michael is also involved in charities and public service, including: The Young America’s Foundation, and is on the Advisory Board for Mixed Roots Foundation which helps the adoption and foster care community.

Michael is a man who has done everything from debating Mikhail Gorbachev to setting world records in powerboat racing. His racing raised more then $1.5 million for organizations like the United States Olympic Team, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, the Statue of Liberty Restoration Fund, and causes like Cystic Fibrosis. Michael has authored many successful books including, On the Outside Looking In, Twice Adopted and Lessons My Father Taught Me. His latest book, America's Empty Throne And President Trumps' Revolution, was released in 2018.

Michael has been married for 44 years to Colleen. They have two children – a daughter Ashley, 35, who is an elementary school teacher, and a son Cameron, 40, who works in sales.

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Michael is honored to represent his father's political legacy at Reagan Day functions. Michael often speaks to events sharing his father's experiences and legacy from a unique perspective - that of a son. Reagan Day (or often Lincoln/Reagan Day) events are a natural venue for his political insights.


How would President Reagan would manage these challenging political times?

Michael takes the audience on a journey into the mindset and values of America's most admired modern President. Michael brings the audience behind the scenes of the campaign trail and into the private residence of the White House. Here, policy is the centerpiece of the day, and bipartisanship the goal after business hours. Michael gives an insight into policy that few can share -- Michael knew President Reagan when he was just 'dad.'


The Truth that Set Michael Reagan Free
The Michael Reagan who is heard on over 200 radio stations coast-to-coast everyday is a force to contend with in the world of conservative politics. “People forget that before I was Ronald Reagan’s son, I was Jane Wyman’s son,” Michael Reagan tells Scott Ross of The 700 Club. “She was the big deal in the ‘40s and ‘50s. It wasn’t until my dad got into politics and did the Barry Goldwater speech that people said, ‘Oh, that’s Ronald Reagan.’ So I went from being Jane Wyman’s son to Ronald Reagan’s son.”
The re-election of Donald Trump | Reagan (by Michael Reagan)
Donald Trump won the 2016 election last weekend - again. The professional Trump Haters in Washington, Manhattan and Hollywood are still in full denial mode, though, and they’re refusing to accept Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s determination that the president and his campaign did not collude with the Russians.
10 Inspiring Life Lessons Michael Reagan Learned from His ...
Many Americans remember the public persona of President Ronald Reagan. But what was he like in private? His son, Michael, tells all.
Michael Reagan explains why his father wouldn't have voted for Trump
Michael Reagan, the oldest son of former President Ronald Reagan, said Saturday that Donald Trump is not "Reaganesque" and that the 40th president would ...

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