- Jun 2014
- Cleveland, Ohio
Wow, that is interesting since Hoover died in 1972... and Reagan didn't become POTUS until 1981... Silly Liberals, Brains are for Conservatives
He was a candidate for the GOP nomination in 1960, lost to Nixon, who then lost the election to JFK.
Interesting documentary on this, and related events, free on YouTube: "Best of Enemies", about the debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr. which began in 1960, on ABC.
Edit: I am wrong, but I can't figure out the correct dates, etc. I think the election of interest, as to Reagan's failed bid for the GOP nomination is 1960, not 1964. But wikipedia says Reagan was not seeking the GOP nomination that year.
Anyone care to correct my terrible confusion?