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Tom Shaw - Ronald Reagan In Dixon

Tom Shaw was born in Dixon and was the manager of the Dixon 'Telegraph' during the 1980s when Ronald Reagan was running for office. Tom gives his impressions of Reagan as a politician as well as the general reaction of the town of Dixon to having a former citizen of town becoming president.

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President Reagan reads his home town newspaper, the Dixon ‘Evening Telegraph’ following his inauguration in February, 1981. The banner headline reads “Hometown salute to Dixon’s Ronald ‘Dutch’ Reagan. (May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.)

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