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Prof. Edwards describes new Reagan work at book signing

Lee EdwardsIWP held a reception and book-signing event for Professor Lee Edwards on Monday, April 11, to celebrate the publication of his latest book, The Essential Ronald Reagan.

Dr. Edwards is author of Mediapolitik: How the Mass Media Have Transformed World Politics, and teaches the Mass Media and World Politics course here.

In his new work, Dr. Edwards discusses how President Reagan exercised what he calls the “four essential qualities of leadership—courage, prudence, justice, and wisdom,” and how he demonstrated, in the words of former Czech President Vaclav Havel, the “power of words to change history.”