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Nancy Reagan: The Role of a Life Time

While the public saw a traditional First Lady dressed in designer clothes and redecorating the White House, behind the scenes she was one of the most powerful first ladies to occupy the White House. An unprecedented interview conducted by Judy Woodruff, combined with interviews from White House staffers, historians, advisors, family, and friends paint a picture of a first lady who wielded enormous power and worked behind the scenes to protect and promote her husband’s agenda.

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