For the month of October, we’ll be doing a daily series of posts featuring some of the most memorable politicians from the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s. You can see many cool additional images at Boom Underground.
Newsweek, March 28, 1966
Ronald Reagan was the Governor of California from 1967-75. He was frequently mentioned as a potential candidate for President, and finally ran for the Republican Party nomination for President in 1976, narrowly losing to then-President Gerald Ford. Reagan served as United States President from 1981-89.