Ronald Reagan Interview, 1989

Interviewee

Ronald Reagan

Interviewer

Jim Caron

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Description

Ronald Reagan discusses his relationship with Mike Mansfield. He talks about his reasons for asking Mansfield to stay on as Ambassador to Japan during his presidency despite his political differences with Mansfield. Reagan talks about various trips he took to Japan during Mansfield’s tenure, and he explains the critical role Mansfield played in developing a strong relationship between Japan and the United States. He also shares personal anecdotes from his trips to Japan.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Reagan, Ronald; Mansfield, Mike; Mansfield, Mike, political legacy; U.S. politics and government, 20th century; U.S. ambassadors, Japan; U.S.-Japan, international relations

Original Date

1989

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Mansfield’s America Oral History Project, OH 458, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 458-010

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (100 min.) analog + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:09:42 minutes

Local Filename

OH_458_010.mp3; OH_458_010.pdf

Ronald Reagan Interview, 1989

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