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  • "I think my husband and I were your No. 1 fans. I have such wonderful memories of the Beach Boys performing at the White House, and on the National Mall. We always looked forward to hearing your upbeat, all-American tunes; in fact, just thinking about the music still puts a smile on my face," said Mrs. Reagan in her tribute, which recalled her date for those events, one

    Inside the Beltway: A Beach Boy, two Bushes and a Reagan →

  • In a statement issued from Los Angeles, former first lady Nancy Reagan said that she was "saddened to learn about Larry, who served Ronnie with great loyalty in one of the toughest jobs in the White House."

    Former Reagan spokesman Larry Speakes dies at 74 →

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