All posts tagged "nancy reagan"

  • FILE - In this Nov. 18, 1988 file photo, former President Ronald Reagan hands a pen to then first lady Nancy Reagan after he signed a major anti-drug bill at a White House East Room ceremony in Washington. Reagan dedicated the bill to Nancy, who has led a "Just Say No" campaign among America's youth, and gave her the pen he used to sign the bill with. Nancy Reagan, who died Sunday, March 6, 2016, is perhaps best known for her "Just Say No" to drugs and alcohol campaign. Three decades after the campaign's heyday, prevention experts credit it with spawning a new generation of research into the best ways of reducing drug abuse. But they also say that many of the fear-based tactics it embraced didn't work.  (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
    Christmas letter from President Reagan to Nancy Reagan

    President Ronald Reagan’s letter to wife Nancy on Dec. 25, 1981, their first Christmas in the White House. Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney read it at Friday’s funeral service for Mrs. Reagan. Dear Mrs. R, I...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • FILE - In this Jan. 20, 1981, file photo, President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan wave to onlookers at the Capitol building as they stand at the podium in Washington following the swearing in ceremony. The former first lady has died at 94, The Associated Press confirmed Sunday, March 6, 2016. (AP Photo/File)
    Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president — and finally during his 10-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease — has died. She...

    • Posted March 6, 2016
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