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A NATION BIDS FAREWELL

Tributes abound on Fountain Square
Yan Krayterman, 52, of West Chester, was among some 200 people who gathered at Fountain Square Thursday to pay respect to Reagan, the nation's 40th president, who died Saturday at age 93. "I loved him. He was an example for me and should be an example for everyone," Krayterman said.
Area folks feel drawn to Capitol to pay tribute
Daughter, dad make trip to say goodbye to 'hero'
Notion: Name VOA park after Reagan

'Reagan Revolution' wasn't for all
As images of Ronald Reagan's flag-draped casket filled hours of news broadcasts this week, Patricia Keys kept the small TV in her clothing store tuned to talk shows and sports highlights.

Bush calls Reagan 'A national treasure'
With high tribute and tender recollection, the nation is bidding final farewell to Ronald Reagan in funeral rites shaped by the 40th president himself to evoke his lifelong optimism and certainty about America and its place in the world.

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No day off for state, county
Funeral security reflects the post-Sept. 11 world
Democrats delay, move meeting
Bush, Kerry halt campaigns, but ads will keep coming
All invited to Thursday tribute
Death touches world leaders, ordinary folk
Beloved leader left legacy here
Ohioan mourns loss of friend
Remembering, as only Americans could
Protocol fills state funerals
Cincinnati highway put president on map
'It is due to him that we are free'
He defined brand of conservatism
'Soul mates' dominated '80s politics

Memories wiped away
The Great Communicator spent the last decade of his life almost completely sheltered from the public, quietly waging a battle with Alzheimer's disease. By the time he died Saturday at 93, Reagan had not been seen in public since the late 1990s. He hadn't recognized his children in years.

 Neither bullet nor cancer
could dampen his spirit

Ronald Reagan, who at 69 was the oldest man ever elected president of the United States, maintained a thumbs-up demeanor for the public during several bouts with illness during and after his presidency.

Nancy spent 50 years at his side
Nancy Reagan was at the Gipper's side for a half-century in his journey from motion pictures and head of the Screen Actors Guild to California governor and president of the United States. He called her Mommy. She called him Ronnie.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Ronald Reagan: The American Sound
Today, America says farewell to former president Ronald Reagan in a display of pageantry and an outpouring of affection not seen for more than a generation.
Sunday's editorial: The inspiring legacy of Ronald Reagan

P H O T O  G A L L E R I E S

Friday: Nation and world mourn
Washington D.C. photo blog
A nation mourns
The great communicator (PDF)
Ronald Reagan: A life
Portrait of a president


M U L T I M E D I A

Funeral for a President
Video from Santa Monica (I)
Video from Santa Monica (II)
Road to the White House
Presidency and beyond
Video biography


R E A C T I O N

Voices from the Capitol
A favorite in the Queen City
Concern was for common man
GOP politicians honor Reagan

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TODAY

10:45 a.m.
Motorcade departs U.S. Capitol.

11:30 a.m.
National funeral service at Washington National Cathedral.

1:45 p.m.
Motorcade departs National Cathedral.

2:45 p.m.
Aircraft departs Andrews AFB.

7:45 p.m.
Aircraft arrives at Point Mugu.

9:00 p.m.
Motorcade arrives at presidential library.

9:15 p.m.
Private interment service at presidential library.

10:30 p.m.
Interment ceremony concludes.