Lee Edwards

Lee Edwards is Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at the Heritage Foundation and the author of many books about American conservatism, including the first political biography of Ronald Reagan.

Looking for the Perfect History


The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution 1980-1989 Steven F. Hayward (Crown Forum, 639 pages, $35) Books about Ronald Reagan do not yet rival the Amazonian flow of works about Abraham Lincoln, but they continue to pour forth as historians, political scientists, and journalists try to answer such questions as: Was Reagan a great president […]

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Three Who Made a Revolution


This review appeared in the March 2007 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe to the monthly print edition, click here. The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister: Three Who Changed the World By John O’Sullivan (Regnery, 448 pages, $27.95) OTHER WRITERS HAVE NOTED the timely emergence of an American president, a Polish pope, […]

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