An Interview with President Reagan

'There's a desire to see things through, not to duck and run "

Ronald Reagan was exceedingly cheerful when asked, two days before his Sunday-night announcement that he would seek a second term, to discuss his decision and his agenda for the next four years. The President joked at one point that he was so apprehensive about leaks that he did not even tell his diary the day he and Nancy Reagan firmly made up their minds. He allowed his conversation with TIME White House Correspondents Laurence I. Barrett and Douglas Brew to run overtime in order to elaborate on subjects important...

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