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Martin Anderson dies at 78; domestic policy advisor to Reagan
Martin Anderson dies at 78; domestic policy advisor to Reagan

Martin Anderson, a top domestic policy advisor to President Reagan and author of several books about his life and legacy, has died. He was 78. Anderson died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Portola Valley, Calif., according to the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he had been a senior fellow since 1971. Anderson combined an academic and writing career with work in the political campaigns and presidential administrations of several Republican presidents, including Reagan, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. In 1967, he began advising Nixon, then a presidential candidate, on domestic policy and especially on ending the military draft and moving to an...

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