On the Record: Mar. 11, 1985

Ronald Reagan, during a farewell visit with retiring Secret Service Agent Jerry Parr, 54, who pushed him into his limousine during the Hinckley assassination attempt: "You want to just stand here, or you want to throw me over the couch?"

Rowdy Gaines, Olympic gold medal swimmer, on his movie- acting ambitions: "I would love to be Tarzan, but it would depend on who Jane was."


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