Former President Ronald Reagan turns 92
Former President Ronald Reagan turns 92
President Ronald and Mrs. Nancy Reagan watch from the balcony of the White House as balloons rise skyward during a welcoming ceremony for the first lady on October 22, 1987. Mrs. Reagan was discharged from the hospital where she underwent breast cancer surgery on Oct. 17. (UPI Photo/Tim Clary/Files)
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Ronald Reagan
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Ronald Wilson Reagan (RR), RR born February 6 1911, RR died June 5 2004, RR 40th President of the United States 1981?1989, RR 33rd Governor of California 1967?1975, RR actor sicne 1930s, RR president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), RR spokesman for General Electric, RR switched parties from Democratic to Republican 1962, defined Republican Party's platforms, "Reaganomics", substantial tax cuts implemented in 1981, survived assassination attempt, reelected in a landslide victory in 1984, steps toward ending the Cold War, Iran-Contra Affair, "peace through strength", rejected détente and confronting Communism, negotiated with Premier Mikhail Gorbachev peaceful end to Cold War, 1994 diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, one of the most popular U.S. presidents
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