Bill O ' Reilly And Martin Dugard Essay

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Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard, “Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency”, New York, Henry Holt and Company, 2015, pp336, $30.00

Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard attempt to bring the reader to the events, through a thrilling story-like account of the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and its impact on the rest of his presidency. The main points examined in this book, include, of course the assassination attempt on Reagan’s life, but it goes deeper to look at the impact on the remaining days of his Presidency. It examines John Hinckley and what causes him to commit this evil act against the President, and also examines Reagan’s political ambitions and ideas during his career as a Hollywood, years before he would hold political office. He does this all, not to diminish Reagan’s accomplishments as President, but to add to it to reinforce the great accomplishments, and what Reagan overcomes to achieve them. Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard have co-written several historical books that have reached the top of the New York Times bestselling list. The “Killing” series include six books co-written by Dugard and O’Reilly. In addition, Dugard has written several bestselling historical books. Bill O’Reilly, in addition to being a bestselling author, hosts the number one rated cable news show, The O’Reilly Factor, on Fox News. He graduated from Marist College, in New York, with a bachelor’s degree in History. He also holds a masters of arts degree
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