Former President Ronald Reagan Dies At 93

Ronald Reagan

1911-2004

From the Associated Press:

WASHINGTON – Ronald Reagan, the cheerful crusader who devoted his presidency to winning the Cold War, trying to scale back government and making people believe it was “morning again in America,” died Saturday after a long twilight struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, a family friend said. He was 93.

He died at his home in California, according to the friend, who spoke on condition of anonymity.Rest in peace Gipper.

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File photo of U.S. President Ronald Reagan (R) and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev signing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty at the White House, on December 8 1987. Reagan was elected as the 40th U.S. president in 1980. Former U.S. President Reagan's health is deteriorating and he could have only weeks to live, a U.S. source close to the situation said on June 4, 2004. Reagan, now 93, has long suffered from the brain-wasting Alzheimer's disease. The source said Reagan's condition had worsened in the past week. 'The time is getting close,' he said. REUTERS/Dennis Paquin/FILE

President Ronald Reagan poses for photographers after his address to the Nation from the Oval Office in this Oct. 15, 1987 file photo. Reagan spoke on Judge Robert H. Bork's nomination to the Supreme Court. It is reported that Reagan died on Saturday, June 5, 2004 at 93. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, who forged a conservative revolution that transformed American politics, died on June 5, 2004 after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer's disease, U.S. media reported. Reagan is pictured handing a hankerchief to former first lady Nancy Reagan during a farewell party given by the White House staff, in this January 18, 1988 file photo. REUTERS/Leighton Mark

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