Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
From the Reagan governorship to the 40th President's period in
the White House, William P. Clark - known to many as simply "The
Judge" - was an indispensable confidant and adviser. Bill
Clark's reluctance to promote himself stopped him from picking up
pen and paper. But, at long last, he acquiesced to the
writing of a biography. Paul Kengor did the convincing and
Pat Clark Doerner worked with the The Judge to review the
manuscript - producing a fascinating account of one man's life from
a ranch house to the White House - and then, again, back to the
ranch. His close relationship with Ronald Reagan allows
special insight into the President as well as other close friends
from the earliest Reagan years. As this book shows, two
ranchers - Ronald Reagan and Bill Clark - truly changed
history. And, now, over two decades later, Bill Clark shares
the details of the extraordinary effort to undermine Soviet
communism and win the Cold War.
Paul Kengor previously authored the best-selling books God
and Ronald Reagan, God and George W. Bush, and
The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of
Communism. He is a Professor of Political Science at
Grove City College and a frequent contributor to MSNBC, C-SPAN,
NPR, FOX NEWS. His co-author, Patricia Clark Doerner, a 4th
generation Ojai rancher, is a writer, historian and community
activist. She has taught at the University of California at
Santa Barbara and at Cal State University, Northridge and publishes
and lectures on local history and the history of Ireland.
More About the Speakers
Paul Kengor, Ph.D.
Lee Edwards, Ph.D.
Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics