Tag: Ronald Reagan

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How John Hinckley Lives Now

He drives a Toyota. He eats fro-yo. He takes care of two dozen feral cats.


Nancy Reagan’s Solo Role

A conversation with the former first lady five years into her life as a widow.

Plus: "Ronnie & Nancy," Colacello's two-part history of their relationship.


The New Inferiority

On the decline of America.


Stalking Hinckley

The psych hospital life of John Hinckley Jr., Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin.


Targeting Gaddafi

Why had the U.S. once again targeted Gaddafi? Of all the evils and perils in the world, there is none that galls Reagan more than terrorism. Of all the anti-American thugs who hang out in the back alleys of the Third World, there is none Reagan despises more than Gaddafi.

Free John Hinckley

Reagan’s would-be assassin, 30 years later.


The Education of David Stockman

A newly minted, 34-year-old White House budget director gets a little too candid with a reporter profiling him during Ronald Reagan’s first year in office. Among Stockman’s many admissions: “None of us really understands what’s going on with all these numbers.”


The Great Divergence

A series on the growing income inequality gap in America.


Something’s Got to Give

In a windowless room just outside of New York City, overworked air traffic controllers manage the world’s most-trafficked piece of sky—until all those blips on the screen become too much.