President Reagan's Legacy and U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
Publication Date: January 2006
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Paul Lettow
Keywords: National security; weapons; nuclear war
Reagan's anti-nuclearism was part and parcel of his larger vision for U.S. Cold War policy, one that he developed years before taking office as President, and one that differed from past U.S. policy. Reagan's singular anti-nuclear vision had a substantial impact of U.S. policy.