2014.5.15.【英译中】【美文翻译·《罗纳德·里根》(1)】

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M20今天听六级听力,就是这篇,好多单词不太会,于是就上网搜了一下没有改成六级听力之前的版本,如下。


At the end of his two terms in office, Ronald Reagan viewed with satisfaction the achievements of his innovative program known as the Reagan Revolution, which aimed to reinvigorate the American people and reduce their reliance upon Government. He felt he had fulfilled his campaign pledge of 1980 to restore "the great, confident roar of American progress and growth and optimism."

在他的两届任期结束的时候,罗纳德·里根将被熟知为“里根革命”的创新性战略视为自己满意的成就。“里根革命”旨在为美国人民重铸信心,并减轻美国人们对政府的依赖。他感觉自己已经圆满完成了自己的竞选承诺:在1980年恢复美国进步和发展,让伟大而自信的美国笑傲世界。


On February 6, 1911, Ronald Wilson Reagan was born to Nelle and John Reagan inTampico,Illinois. He attended high school in nearbyDixonand then worked his way throughEurekaCollege. There, he studied economics and sociology, played on the football team, and acted in school plays. Upon graduation, he became a radio sports announcer. A screen test in 1937 won him a contract inHollywood. During the next two decades he appeared in 53 films.

1911年26日,罗纳德·威尔逊·里根在美国伊利诺伊州,坦皮科城出生。母亲是妮尔·威尔逊,父亲是约翰·里根。他在出生地附近的迪克森城上高中,然后报考并被尤里卡大学录取。在那里,他主修经济学和社会学,并加入了足球队,参加学校组织的比赛。在毕业之后,他成为了一名电台的体育节目播报员。在1937年,他通过了好莱坞的试镜,获得了(华纳兄弟公司的)演员契约合同。在接下来的20年里,他演出过53部电影。


From his first marriage to actress Jane Wyman, he had two children, Maureen and Michael. Maureen passed away in 2001. In 1952 he married Nancy Davis, who was also an actress, and they had two children, Patricia Ann and Ronald Prescott.

里根第一次婚姻的对象是女演员珍·惠曼,他们有两个孩子,Maureen和Michael。Maureen在2001年死去。在1952年他与女演员南希·戴维斯结婚,他们也有两个孩子,Patricia Ann和Ronald Prescott。


As president of the Screen Actors Guild, Reagan became embroiled in disputes over the issue of Communism in the film industry; his political views shifted from liberal to conservative. He toured the country as a television host, becoming a spokesman for conservatism. In 1966 he was elected Governor of California by a margin of a million votes; he was re-elected in 1970.

作为美国演员协会的主席,里根参与了在电影界的共产主义争论,他的政治观点也由自由转向保守。他以电视节目主持人的身份在全美国作巡回演讲,成为了一名保守派发言人。在1996年,他以一百万左右的选票数当选加州州长,并在1970年再次当选。


Ronald Reagan won the Republican Presidential nomination in 1980 and chose as his running mate former Texas Congressman and United Nations Ambassador George Bush. Voters troubled by inflation and by the year-long confinement of Americans inIranswept the Republican ticket into office. Reagan won 489 electoral votes to 49 for President Jimmy Carter.

罗纳德·里根在1980年获得了共和党党内总统候选人提名,并正式被选为共和党党内总统候选人。他选择了前德克萨斯州国会议员和联合国大使乔治·布什作为搭档。被通货膨胀困扰的选民们和看到了美国军人长年被“监禁”在伊拉克现象的选民们,将共和党推上了总统宝座。里根以489票比49票的优势,击败了当时的在任总统吉米·卡特。


On January 20, 1981, Reagan took office. Only 69 days later he was shot by a would-be assassin, but quickly recovered and returned to duty. His grace and wit during the dangerous incident caused his popularity to soar.

里根于1981年1月20日开始执政。仅仅69天后,他被一个潜在的枪手刺杀,但是他很快就康复了,回到他的工作岗位上。在此次危急事故中,里根表现出的风度和机智使他的支持率大大提升。


Dealing skillfully with Congress, Reagan obtained legislation to stimulate economic growth, curb inflation, increase employment, and strengthen national defense. He embarked upon a course of cutting taxes and Government expenditures, refusing to deviate from it when the strengthening of defense forces led to a large deficit.

巧妙地与国会打交道,里根通过立法的形式来刺激经济增长、抑制通货膨胀、增加就业并加强国防。他着手进行了减少税收和政府开支的方案,在国防开支增加并造成赤字时,也不偏离这个原则。


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