, who has among other things weighed in on the Bush presidency’s place in history
, offers up a clear-headed historian’s assessmentor should I say reassessmentof Ronald Reagan’s place and influence. Along with Richard Reeves
, Wilentz expands the universe of historiography that evaluates Reagan beyond the partisanship offered by ideologues. This book is as much about right-wing ascendancy as it is a report card on its most popular figure and, of course, a vital and lucid account of the political history of the last three decades.