Chuck Muth
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October 5, 2012
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Chuck Muth: Welcome to 'Mount Reagan,' Nevada

Only 12 American presidents have mountain peaks named after them in the United States. FDR has one in Canada. Ronald Reagan, our 40th president, is certainly worthy of such an honor.

"Naming a mountain after Ronald Reagan seems entirely appropriate as his life's accomplishments were monumental and seismic," writes Reagan biographer Craig Shirley. "His character and integrity were stronger than granite."

Indeed.

In 2010 Citizen Outreach, in cooperation with the Reagan Legacy Project, launched an effort to extend that honor to President Reagan right here in Nevada.

"Ronald Reagan had a long and positive relationship with the Silver State," former …

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