Washington (CNN) - As the late President Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday is observed, historians point out that his political successes, not his persona, have been mythologized over the years.
"Today's Republicans created this fantasy role of Reagan as anti-government," said presidential historian Douglas Brinkley. "He was really Reagan of government efficiency."FULL STORY
(CNN) – The Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission has named three new members to its board, Chairman Frederick J. Ryan announced Wednesday.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-Texas, and Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Illinois, are the newest members of the bipartisan commission.
(CNN) - Former Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will give the keynote address in February at the Reagan Ranch Center honoring the 100th anniversary of the former president's birthday.
The two days of events in Santa Barbara, California are sponsored by the conservative Young America's Foundation.
(CNN) - A bipartisan group of American leaders, including President Barack Obama, took to the pages of USA Today Monday to commemorate the 100th birthday of former President Ronald Reagan.
(CNN)–It's a golden anniversary Thursday for John F. Kennedy's inauguration. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner will mark the 50th anniversary with a tribute ceremony, that will include remarks by Vice President Joe Biden, at noon ET in the rotunda of the US Capitol.
And fifty years later, JFK's popularity endures. A CNN/Opinion Research poll indicates that most Americans continue to have a positive view of how the president handled his White House duties.
(CNN) - Former President Ronald Reagan's youngest son suggests in a new book that his father showed signs of Alzheimer's disease while he was in the White House.
In the book titled "My Father at 100," which is due out next week, Ron Reagan writes, "Three years into his first term as President … I was feeling the first shivers of concern that something beyond mellowing was affecting my father."
Washington (CNN) - When Ronald Reagan left office, a group of Washington-area students were still years from being born. But they stood listening to a tour guide Friday at the National Archives, among the first to see a new exhibit on the former president that opened just hours earlier.
Rarely shown in public, the exhibition includes documents and mementos from Reagan's presidency as part of the centennial celebration of the 40th president's birth.
(CNN) – Former President Ronald Reagan's history-making float at the Rose Bowl Parade Saturday has been awarded a trophy for best depiction of life in the United States, past, present or future, the Tournament of Roses announced.
The float was designed to kick off a celebration events to commemorate the centennial of Reagan's birth. He would have been 100 years old on February 6, 2011.
(CNN) –Former President Ronald Reagan will be honored in the 2011 Rose Parade with a specially designed float - the first time that the Rose Parade has ever included a presidential-themed float.
The Rose Parade feature is designed to kick off a celebration events to commemorate the centennial of Reagan's birth. He would have been 100 years old on February 6, 2011.
(CNN) – President Obama is spending his Hawaiian vacation reading up on a Republican icon.
The president is currently reading a biography of former President Ronald Reagan by Lou Cannon, according to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
Gibbs revealed the president's choice Friday on Twitter during a two hour question-and-answer session.