Former President Ronald Reagan buys Girl Scout Cookies
Former President Ronald Reagan buys Girl Scout Cookies
LAP97020608-06 FEBRUARY 1997-LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Former President Ronald Reagan poses in his Century City office February 6, 1997 with Girl Scout Troop #313 from North Redondo Beach, Ca. The Brownies intended to give Reagan eight boxes of Girl Scout cookies as a gift for his 86th birthday, but Reagan insisted on paying for the cookies, knowing that the girls get credit for each box that they sell. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen/Files)
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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 d├ętente 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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