The Games Do Count - Ron Reagan on his father, Ronald Reagan, Summary & Analysis

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Ron Reagan on his father, Ronald Reagan, Summary and Analysis

Ronald Reagan was not a big guy, and he was near-sighted, so his positions in football were limited. However, Ronald worked on strategies to make up for his limitations. Ronald had a strong sense of fairness. There was an African American man on his team. Once the team they were playing against purposely played dirty against this teammate. Ronald, instead of returning their actions in kind, stepped up the play and left that team with lots of grass stains on their jerseys. Later, when he was an actor, Ronald wanted to do a movie about, George Gipp, a football hero, nicknamed "The Gipper." Warner Brothers beat Reagan to it. Ronald went and asked for the part of the Gipper in their movie and was turned down because they did...

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