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Noonan, Margaret (Peggy)

Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Columnist, Journalist, Speechwriter


1950 - Born on September 7th in Brooklyn, New York. Speechwriter for Republican presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, coined A Thousand Points of Light, the Read My Lips, No New Taxes promise, and A Kinder, Gentler Nation.

1968 - Graduated from Rutherford High School, Rutherford, New Jersey.

1974 - Graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

1990 - The author of "What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era".

1994 - Wrote "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness".

1997 - She co-wrote a speech for Ken Lay "Enron".

2000 - She is a columnist of The Wall Street Journal.

         - Wrote the biography, "The Case Against Hillary Clinton".

2001 - Wrote the biography, "When Character was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan".

2003 - Wrote "A Heart, A Cross, and a Flag: America Today", a nonfiction book.


Page last updated: 12:54pm, 25th Mar '07

  • "I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps."
  • "You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in,'That world is gone.'"
  • "My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage."
  • "Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen."