Washington Tribute to Ronald Reagan

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photoWashington prepares to say a final goodbye to President Ronald Reagan, who died over the weekend. In solemn tribute, his casket will be transferred to a caisson and then make its way to the Capitol where it will lie in state until Friday.

Among those scheduled to speak at the memorial service is Vice-President Cheney. Thousands of mourners are expected to pay their respects.

Hear voices from the service and from some of the country's top presidential historians and Reagan-watchers over his long career.


Alan Lichtman, presidential historian, professor of history at The American University

Steven Hayward, senior fellow, the American Enterprise Institute and author of "The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, 1964-1980"

Michael Schaller, historian at the University of Arizona and author of "Reckoning With Reagan, America and its President in the 1980s."

This program aired on June 9, 2004.


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