Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections
Title: M-368: Ronald Reagan Speech "A Time for Choosing"
Extent: 1 speech (1 folder)
Location note: Vertical Files
Abstract: An early draft of Reagan's famous speech in support of Barry Goldwater's candidacy for President.
Scope and Content note: This early draft of Reagan's speech, "A Time for Choosing" is a signed mimeographed manuscript, 12 pages in length. The speech contains five annotations and deletions by Reagan.
Although the final version of "A Time for Choosing" was given on October 27, 1964, this earlier draft was created sometime in 1963. The draft bears little similarity to the final version, although Reagan's small government philosophy is on display in this draft.
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Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."