"Dixon Daily Telegraph" Front Page Headline Reads: "Ronald Reagan Saves Drowning Man."
"Dixon Daily Telegraph" front page headline reads: "Ronald Reagan saves drowning man." By the time he leaves his job, after seven summers, the count of those he has Reagan as a young manpulled from the water is 77.
Reagan enrolls in Eureka College, a small Christian college near Peoria, Illinois. Although never a model student (he graduated with a "C" average), Reagan is successful as both an actor and a football player.
When President Reagan was a young man, serving his local town as a lifeguard, he saved the lives of 19 swimmers. Supposing he had tried to save the life of a 20th who, struggling wildly, momentarily knocked out the future President so that he too started to drown and, losing consciousness . . .