Review of “The Reagan Diaries,” Chicago Tribune, June 9, 2007

On Jan. 28, 1982, Ronald Reagan visited the Smithsonian Institution to view an exhibit on Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The event was largely ceremonial, one of those innumerable camera-ready moments that make up the life of any modern president. Following the tour, Reagan moved on to a luncheon with the Roosevelt descendants, then a series of meetings on unemployment, and at last dinner with conservative columnist George Will.

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