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Joan Quigley dies at 87; astrologer who advised Reagans in White House
Joan Quigley dies at 87; astrologer who advised Reagans in White House

Joan Quigley was a well-known astrologer, with books published and several appearances on national television, when she was asked in 1981 to take on the leader of the free world as a client. In secret. In Nancy Reagan's memoir, "My Turn," the former first lady said she called Quigley in the aftermath of an assassination attempt on the president. "I'm scared every time he leaves the house," she told Quigley, seeking advice on the timing of President Reagan's comings and goings. Quigley later said that over the next seven years, she issued guidance, for pay, that went far beyond mundane scheduling to matters of diplomacy, Cold War politics and even the...

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