Ronald Reagan Calls the United States A "Shining City Upon A Hill" Ca. 1989Unknown - 1989
In his 1989 "Farewell Address to the Nation", President Ronald Reagan refers to the United States as a "shining city upon a hill", a phrase first used by John Winthrop in the 1630s to describe the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Reagan believed that during his eight years as president, he helped make the "city" a more secure place, with expanded opportunities for those within it. Reagan left office with a 50-percent approval rating - the highest of any departing president.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1989
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 53 sec.)) : sound, color video file,rda