Charming new book has front-row seat with President and Nancy Reagan on 'movie night'
It's an apropos vehicle, to be sure: looking at the presidency of Ronald Reagan through the filtering lens of a movie projector. The president and first lady Nancy Reagan, both actors, loved to watch movies, new or old, whether they starred in them or not.
Nearly every weekend, most often at the presidential retreat at Camp David, the Reagans and invited staffers would gather for the movie of the week. Screenings included blockbusters of the 1980s, such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Top Gun, Rocky IV and Raiders of the Lost Ark. A few golden oldies made the cut as well, like Hellcats of... read more