FILE––President Ronald Reagan is shown at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in this May

FILE––President Ronald Reagan is shown at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in this May, 1985 file photo, as he prepares a speech on tax revision. Reagan's post–presidential speeches are highlighted in a book called ``A Shining City: The Legacy of Ronald Reagan,'' being released on Feb. 6, 1998, Reagan's 87th birthday. The book spans six years between his farewell address in January 1989 to November 1994 when he wrote a letter to the American people disclosing that he suffers from Alzheimer's disease.(AP Photo/Scott Stewart)
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