Peter Hannaford has had a long career in American politics and public affairs. He is a former Reagan adviser and current senior consultant to APCO Worldwide, a public affairs/strategic communications firm based in Washington DC. In Mr. Reagan's 1976 presidential nomination campaign, Mr. Hannaford was Director of Issues and Research; in the 1980 campaign, he was Senior Communications Advisor to Mr. Reagan. He also served as Assistant to the Governor and Director Public Affairs for then Governor Reagan in Sacramento. He is the author of eight books including "The Essential George Washington" and "The Quotable Calvin Coolidge", and numerous articles, columns, and essays.Hannaford, Peter is the author of 'Ronald Reagan and His Ranch The Western White House, 1981-1989' with ISBN 9781884592386 and ISBN 1884592384.