You Are Not Alone

At home abroad, Reagan charms and reassures his European hosts

Obviously tired but exuberant, like many another tourist returning from a whirlwind trip to Europe, Ronald Reagan had an inspirational thought for the 15,000 well-wishers who gathered at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington Friday night to welcome him home. In 10,659 miles of travel through five nations in ten days, and meetings with a Pope, a Queen and heads of government of the 15 other NATO countries, the President discovered that "America has a lot of friends." Reagan noted that he had told...

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