PRESIDENT RONALD REAGAN - TYPED QUOTATION SIGNED - HFSID 258334
Sale Price $1,190.00
GOVERNOR REAGAN ON TAXES
RONALD REAGAN. Typed Quotation signed: "Ronald Reagan", 1p, 8½x11. In full: "There are 166 taxes in a suit of clothes each one of us is wearing, 151 on the bread we had for dinner tonight. There are 100 taxes on an egg and I don't think the chicken put them there, someplace between the hen and the table they crept in." This was from a speech California Governor Ronald Reagan delivered in New York on December 23, 1972. Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) had two careers: actor and politician. His first movie was Love is on the Air (1937) and his 53rd and last film was The Killers (1964). In 1965, he wrote his autobiography, Where's the Rest of Me?, a line from his role as Drake McHugh in King's Row (1942). Reagan left his job hosting television's Death Valley Days during the 1965-1966 season, when he entered politics. Elected Governor of California in 1966, he was reelected in 1970. Reagan began his campaign for the presidency and narrowly lost the 1976 Republican nomination to Gerald Ford. He was elected President in 1980 and was reelected in 1984. After leaving office in 1989, he wrote his second autobiography, An American Life. On February 6, 2001, Reagan became just the third U.S. President to reach the age of 90 and the nation's longest living President until Gerald Ford (d. 2006) lived 45 days longer. Slightly creased. Fine condition.
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