Anthony R. Dolan

Journalist, Award Winner

1948 –

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Who is Anthony R. Dolan?

Anthony R. Dolan is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and was the principal speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan from March 1981 until the end of Reagan's second term in 1989. Dolan served as the Director of Special Research and Issues and in the Office of Research and Policy at the Headquarters of the Reagan-Bush Committee.

He won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting for a series of articles on municipal corruption published in The Stamford Advocate. During the presidency of President George W. Bush, Dolan served as Senior Advisor in the office of Secretary of State and Special Advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. As Reagan's speechwriter, he wrote the speeches "Ash Heap of History" and "Evil Empire".

His late brother Terry Dolan was co-founder and chairman of the National Conservative Political Action Committee.

White House speechwriters meet with President Reagan in the Oval Office on May 18, 1987. Tony Dolan is first on the left, on the far couch.

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Born
Jul 7, 1948
Norwalk
Also known as
  • Anthony Dolan
Siblings
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Hearst Corporation

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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