Listen: Ronald Reagan Reagan, Rupert Murdoch And President discussed on The Frame
"My intention to seek the Republican nomination for president of the United States. So in one thousand nine hundred Reagan's running for president and Rupert Murdoch wants him to win. He puts the New York Post behind him. He hopes actually deliver New York state to Ronald Reagan Reagan is enormously grateful and relationship is forged. So now, he has in the White House, a friend and ally someone who owes him and can help them kind of advance his agenda in the US. And so that agenda early on includes getting into television, and Rupert, you know, it was no problem for him to buy the New York Post, but in order to buy a TV station, you need to be an American citizen. It's federally regulated. So he has to get citizenship. And so he turns to Reagan who fast tracks is application as president as president. And in. Abel's him to get into TV."