Letters: Jul. 5, 2004

The All-American President "Ronald Reagan had warmth, wit and an uncanny ability to put people at ease, no matter their ideology." PETER LAUTZ San Diego

Nancy Gibbs' story on the life of Ronald Reagan, "The All-American President" [June 14], so eloquently captured and conveyed the man's essence that I can imagine the Great Communicator smiling and giving her a wink! JIM SHARP Plainfield, N.J.

Reagan was a remarkable person whose life epitomized the American Dream. Rising from humble beginnings, he succeeded in Hollywood, broke into politics and became President as a grandfather figure to the American people. His soothing voice gave...

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