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The Reagan Era

The Reagan Era

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Nancy Reagan in The Reagan Era

Nancy Reagan (1921-) is the wife of Ronald Reagan, and former First Lady of both California (1967-75) and the United States (1981-89). A Hollywood actress in her younger days, Nancy Reagan (née Nancy Davis) married Ronald Reagan in 1952, and the couple had two children. Nancy and "Ronnie" maintained a deeply affectionate relationship that lasted until Ronald Reagan's death from Alzheimer's Disease in 2004.

During Reagan's presidency, Nancy took on a high-profile role in leading a nationwide campaign against drug use by children and teenagers. She became famous for touting its slogan, "Just Say No."

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