ABC News' John Berman reports: Sarah Palin will deliver a speech at Ronald Reagan’s former ranch to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. On February 4th the former Alaska Governor will be the keynote speaker at the “Reagan 100 Opening Banquet” at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara California. The celebration is being hosted by the Young America’s Foundation.
In a press release the group said, “To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth, Governor Palin will reflect on the seminal speech by President Reagan, “Time for Choosing,” that discussed the risks and rewards before an America at a crossroads in the early 1960’s. Governor Palin will draw parallels to today while calling for young people to continue the Reagan revolution into the future.”
Sarah Palin frequently refers to Ronald Reagan in her speeches and writing. Her last book, “America by Heart,” included 33 references to Reagan, her first book, “Going Rogue” 34 references.
According to their website, the “Young America's Foundation stepped in to save President Reagan's Western White House, Rancho del Cielo , in the spring of 1998 to preserve it as a living monument to Ronald Reagan to pass on Ronald Reagan's ideas to future generations”