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New book explores Nancy Reagan's sway in the White House

Clip: 04/13/2021 | 6m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

An actress-turned-first lady. During her more than 50 year marriage, Nancy Reagan was also the most trusted adviser to her husband, former President Ronald Reagan. Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty is out with a new book about her influence, titled "The Triumph of Nancy Reagan." Tumulty joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 04/13/21

Rating: NR

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