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March 9, 1987
President Reagan and I were born in the same year. At our age, I can mo more run my grocery store than he can run the federal governments. However, I'm more fortunate than the President in that my employees can operate the store without me. That is more than I can say about the President's men. When Reagan was reelected to his second term I commented, "I'd love to have him for a friend, but I hate to have him for a President." His best course, at the present, is to pressure George Bush into resigning the vice presidency because of that worthy's involvement in the present international fiasco.
April 17, 2011 | By Ellen Olivier, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by violence, abuse or neglect. First, Oscar de la Renta stopped by the pre-lunch VIP reception before escorting Reagan into the ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. "He's my old dear friend," said the former first lady. "He's very special.
November 5, 1989
Ye gods! Am I never to be delivered from that anorexic Reagan woman? ("Her Turn," Oct. 22). I wouldn't buy Nancy Reagan's book or even take it from a library, but hasn't she a good word to say for anyone but herself? She obviously hates everybody, including her own children, and I feel the same way toward her. TULA GINZBURG Carson
June 24, 1998 | COLL METCALFE
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan will be at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library bookstore Thursday to sign copies of her book "My Turn." Beginning at 10:30 a.m., she will autograph books to help raise money for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports library activities and programs.
October 4, 1988 | United Press International
Nancy Reagan was to travel to Roslyn, N.Y., today for the dedication of a new acute-care wing at St. Francis Hospital to be named in her honor. She last visited the hospital, which specializes in cardiac care, in December, 1983, when she visited the two Korean children she brought to the United States for life-saving surgery.
September 4, 1985 | Associated Press
First Lady Nancy Reagan will attend a private memorial service in New York today for the late publisher Gardner Cowles, a White House aide announced Tuesday. Cowles, who was the founder of Look magazine, died of heart failure on July 8 at age 82. Mrs. Reagan and the publisher were well acquainted, said Elaine Crispen, the First Lady's press secretary.
January 7, 1988 | United Press International
A snowstorm forced Nancy Reagan to cancel her trip today to Nashville, where she was to visit a school to promote her anti-drug abuse campaign and to accept an award for that crusade at the Grand Ole Opry. Her press secretary said Mrs. Reagan is scheduled to fly to New York on Monday to present an award to philanthropist-socialite Brooke Astor on behalf of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
November 24, 1989
This letter is regarding the article "Nancy's Detractors Take Another Turn" (View, Nov. 16). I believe that the media have always been unfair to Nancy Reagan from the very first day she arrived in Washington. I remember female TV news correspondents at President Reagan's first inauguration stating how stylishly and beautifully Nancy Reagan was dressed, but wondering aloud whether she was going to be a First Lady of any "substance." They stated that she had yet to decide upon a "serious project."
March 5, 1995
Former President Ronald Reagan is doing "fine" since his diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, although the mind-crippling illness is wrenching for his wife, the former First Lady said Saturday. In an interview on CNN's "Larry King Weekend," Nancy Reagan would not elaborate on her husband's physical condition. But, "there've been better" days, she said. King asked if Alzheimer's is harder on loved ones than patients. "That's true," Nancy Reagan responded.
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