Nation: The Long March

Ronnie all the way

It was as consummate a moment of triumph for her as for Ronald Reagan. If she and thousands like her had not worked so hard for so long, he would not have been up there on the podium, accepting the nomination of their party. Laughing with delight at one moment, eyes brimming with tears the next, Diana Evans, 52, an iffervescent housewife and mother of three from Salem, Ore., watched her dreams come true last week in Joe Louis Arena. Said she: "We're going to win. We're going to win. You...

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