James A. Baker, III, reflected on Mrs. Reagan's life and legacy at her funeral on March 11 in Simi Valley, California. His eulogy may be viewed here: http://abc7ne.ws/1SGPU3u.
Mr. Baker earlier released the following statement on the passing of the former First Lady:
"Nancy was one-half of the team that restored our nation’s pride and confidence in itself, and reinvigorated America’s leadership role in the world. She was her husband’s closest advisor, his constant protector and, most importantly, the love of his life. She was indispensable to his success. Theirs was an extraordinarily beautiful love story. America and the world are better places today because of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. Susan and I have the entire Reagan family in our hearts and prayers."
Former Secretary of State Baker served as the secretary of the treasury and chief of staff under President Reagan.
Mr. Baker remembers Mrs. Reagan
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