Donald Devine

Donald Devine was Ronald Reagan’s director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management from 1981 to 1985. He is senior scholar at Bellevue University’s Center for American Vision and Values, and editor of the American Conservative Union Foundation’s Conservative Battleline Online.

Fragile Freedom


In creating “freedom watch,” the editors planned to keep examining a theme that deeply concerned Ronald Reagan throughout his life. He expressed it often — in the 1967 speech that inspired the column, in a 1981 address as he assumed the presidency — and I even heard him repeat the same words in 1985, to […]

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