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Reagan birthday celebrated at presidential library

Former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III, the honorary chair of the Baker Institute, was the keynote speaker at President Ronald Reagan's 107th birthday celebration at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on Feb. 6: