Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. “Is It Possible to Be a Good Governor?”

Firing Line Videos, Hoover Institution, taped on July 6, 1967, uploaded to YouTube on August 13, 2010.

Guest: Ronald Reagan


This first appearance of Ronald Reagan on Firing Line took place six months after he had been sworn in as governor. “There is much speculation,” Buckley begins, “on the subject of his future, speculation which I intend to avoid, because the purpose of this program is to ask whether it is possible to be a good governor”