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"Reagan was the best storyteller of all kinds of jokes I've ever heard, ever met, with the possible exception of Al Simpson. I remember many luncheons just alone with Reagan, where he'd tell stories. I can't remember which one this was. One of the miracles of being a good storyteller is that you laugh yourself. And this is a good picture of that."—George Bush

Photograph by Diana Walker

From Public & Private: Twenty Years Photographing the Presidency
(National Geographic Books, October 2002)

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