The Presidency: It's Morally Wrong

"It's Morally Wrong"

To Nancy Reagan, the 1960s were a dark and undisciplined time that devastated our young people and spawned a drug culture. Hollywood, once her spiritual home, often failed in its responsibilities to the young and the nation. Now she and her husband are destined to work and plead and pray harder in the next two years than they did in their first six.

The autumn sun lights on her shoulders as she sits in her White House drawing room, a red-dressed dot of flame that by some alchemy has ignited the nation against drugs. As First Lady, she could have eased...

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