(CNN) Breaking news, 1981-style – It's hard to believe it's been 30 years this month since the failed assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. CNN – less than a year on the air as the world's first 24-hour news network – sprang into breaking news mode to report initial details of the attack.
(CNN) – Former President Ronald Reagan's chief of staff, James Baker, delivered a message to the politicians of today, urging them to work together.
"Ronald Reagan was a master at reaching across the aisle for solutions to our nation's problems," Baker said Sunday on the 100th anniversary of the late president's birth. "We must re-learn that as citizens of a democracy, it is okay to voice our disagreements, but at the end of the day we have to come together to solve problems rather than cynically rely on them for partisan advantage."
(CNN) - The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation passed its $100 million endowment goal Sunday on the late president's 100th birthday.
The milestone is the culmination of over two years of fundraising to ensure the work of the Foundation continues "in perpetuity," according to a press release.
(CNN) – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called President Ronald Reagan "one of a kind" and trumpeted his leadership and legacy in a speech at the Reagan Ranch Center.
She appeared Friday at event that was part of the celebration of Sunday's centennial of his birth.
"Today there are a lot of people looking around for the next Ronald Reagan, but he was one of a kind and you are not going to find his kind again. And the Gipper wouldn't want us to spend our time on that anyway," she said Friday evening at the Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California.
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."
(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.
Reagan understood that despite different opinions, patriots "put the welfare of our fellow citizens above all else," Obama wrote.
(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.