Ronald Reagan Bust Sculptural Portrait is made of bonded stone. Ronald Reagan The Great Communicator Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem. Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States and is said to have restored the great, confident roar of American progress. An actor turned politician, he was elected to the presidency in 1980. Two months later, an assassination attempt put the President in the hospital for several weeks. In 1984, Reagan won reelection by an overwhelming popular vote and a record-breaking number of electoral votes. Ronald Reagan accomplished his campaign pledges to lessen government economic regulation, cut taxes and strengthen the country's military. He brought the world closer to peace through the 1987 Nuclear Weapon Treaty with the Soviet Union, and during his term, America blossomed with prosperity and promise. A true patriotic hero, Ronald Reagan will always be remembered for his optimism, courage and faith in the future of America. Made in the USA. The base is 5 ¼” wide and 3 3/8” tall.