"Last Act," a forthcoming book by historian Craig Shirley, offers an unprecedented account of Ronald Reagan's years after he left the White House. (THOMAS NELSON)
A class titled “Reagan 101” begins later this month at Eureka College, the late president’s Illinois alma mater, taught by Reagan historian Craig Shirley. (Courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library)
Ronald Reagan historian Craig Shirley's book "December 1942: 31 Days that Changed America and Saved the World" has made The New York Times bestseller list. (Image from Thomas Nelson)
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"December 1941" by historian Craig Shirley chronicles the emerging unity, guts and optimism in the U.S. in the month after the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor almost 70 years ago.