Reagan’s Life and Legacy

June 9, 2004

KEVIN STARR, USC history professor, can discuss Ronald Reagan’s legacy, communication style, popularity, governorship and presidency.
Contact: (213) 821-2595 (office), (415) 563-3313 (home) or

BILL BOYARSKY, USC adjunct journalism professor, can discuss Reagan’s role in California politics and his ascension to the presidency. He is author of The Rise of Ronald Reagan, which looks at his California governorship and Ronald Reagan: His Life and Rise to the Presidency.
Contact: (310) 444-9038 (cell phone), (310) 994-8461 (home) or

JOHN MATSUSAKA, president of USC’s Initiative and Referendum Institute and a professor of finance and business economics at the USC Marshall School of Business, can discuss “Reagan Economics” and his domestic policy.
Contact: (213) 740-6495 (office) or

RICHARD JEWELL, professor of film studies, can discuss Ronald Reagan’s years in Hollywood.
Contact: (213) 740-2900 or