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Ronald Reagan campaigning in 1980

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Michael Reagan, son of the late President Ronald Reagan, talks with Scott Lamb about his new book, "Lessons My Father Taught Me."

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U.S. President Ronald Reagan with wife first lady Nancy Reagan, address crowd at the Republican National Convention in Dallas, Texas, on Aug. 24, 1984. Reagan was seeking his second term as U.S. President. (AP Photo)

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An undiscovered 1946 letter handwritten by future president Ronald Reagan has been valued at $17,500 (Raab Collection)

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Nancy Reagan interviewed at her home in Los Angeles Oct. 11, 1975, says she has mixed emotions that her husband, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan, may run for President. But, she said, "If this is what he really feels he should do, then that's the way it will be." Reagan has said he will announce next month whether he will run against President Ford in the Republican primaries. (AP Photo)

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Nancy Reagan interviewed at her home in Los Angeles Oct. 11, 1975, says she has mixed emotions that her husband, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan, may run for President. But, she said, "If this is what he really feels he should do, then that's the way it will be." Reagan has said he will announce next month whether he will run against President Ford in the Republican primaries. (AP Photo)

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Nancy Reagan, left, is escorted by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger after the ceremonial signing of California Senate Bill 944 and Assembly Bill 1911 honoring President Ronald Reagan for his life's accomplishments and contributions to California on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Adam Lau)

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Former first lady Nancy Reagan walks through a gallery of photographs of her late husband, former president Ronald Reagan, before a retrospective honoring the 40th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's California gubernatorial election, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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Former first lady Nancy Reagan walks through a gallery of photographs of her late husband, former president Ronald Reagan, before a retrospective honoring the 40th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's California gubernatorial election, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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Former first lady Nancy Reagan is photographed before a retrospective honoring the 40th anniversary of her late husband, former president Ronald Reagan's California gubernatorial election, Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

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Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy appear at a hospital window to reassure the nation the president was on the mend following a 1981 assassination attempt (AP Photo)

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President Ronald Reagan pictured with Senate candidate Jim Santini during a fundraising dinner for Santini in Las Vegas in June 1986

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Ronald Reagan (Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library)

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Evangelist James Robison and Ronald Reagan, August 21, 1980, at Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas. Image is from a screenshot of the video, also used in the PBS documentary "With God on Our Side."

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Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States - The 40th President of the United States started off as a liberal Democrat. He fought against Republican-sponsored right-to-work legislation, strongly supported Harry Truman in the 1948 election, and worked for Democratic candidates such as Helen Gahagan Douglas in California. Reagan was twice elected as President of the Screen Actors Guild but later became a conservative and in 1962 switched to the Republican Party. He went on to become Governor of California and one of the most influential Republicans to occupy the White House.

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President Ronald Reagan meeting with Sen. Richard Schweiker in 1980. Associated Press photo

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National Edition Opinion cover for July 31, 2015 - ‘Barack Obama, you’re no Ronald Reagan’ (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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Ronald Reagan, image created by W. Scott Lamb, using the cover of his 1954/1984 LP of "Old Testament Stories"

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Ronald Reagan. Image created by W. Scott Lamb using the cover of his 1954 LP recordings of Old Testament Bible stories.

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Ronald Reagan aboard a helicopter with one of his dogs, Lucky.