Excerpt from Ronald Reagan's Nov. 13, 1979 announcement of his candidacy for President of the United States, during which he outlines his vision for the econ... - From YouTube
13, 1979 announcement of his candidacy for President of the United States, during which he outlines his vision for the economic unification of Canada, Mexico and the United States.
23:42 long and has been preserved in the archives of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
Within the borders of this North American continent are food, resources, technology, and undeveloped territory which properly managed could dramatically improve the quality of life of all its inhabitants.
In fact, the key to our own future security may lie in both Mexico and Canada become much stronger countries than they are today.
A developing closeness between the United States, Canada and Mexico, would serve notice on friend and foe alike that we were prepared for the long haul, looking outward again, and confident of our future; that together, we're going to generate jobs, to create new fortunes of wealth for many, and provide a legacy for the children of each of our countries.