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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 15, 2001

Remarks by the President in Telephone Conversation with Nancy Reagan
The Oval Office

10:35 A.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT: Mrs. Reagan, hi, how are you today?

MRS. REAGAN: (inaudible.)

THE PRESIDENT: Good, thank you. Listen, I'm honored. I'm here in the Oval Office --

MRS. REAGAN: (inaudible.)

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you. And I'm getting ready to sign a birthday card to the President, my first document I'll sign as the President which is a joint resolution from the Congress --

MRS. REAGAN: Oh, how nice.

THE PRESIDENT: -- which expresses our deep gratitude and admiration for President Reagan.

MRS. REAGAN: How nice.

THE PRESIDENT: We honor him with his greatness and his goodness. And we honor you, as well, for your strength of character and your service.

So I'm getting ready to sign right now --

MRS. REAGAN: Oh, this is very exciting.

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you, ma'am. It's exciting for me, as well. It's an honor. And I look forward to sending the document and the pen that I use to you.

MRS. REAGAN: Oh, how nice. How nice.

THE PRESIDENT: Anyway, it's great to talk to you.

MRS. REAGAN: Well, it's great to talk to you, too. And I can't thank you enough.

THE PRESIDENT: Well, thanks a lot.

MRS. REAGAN: It's wonderful. Wait until I tell Ronnie.

THE PRESIDENT: Give the President a hug and a kiss.

MRS. REAGAN: I will.

THE PRESIDENT: Thanks a lot.

MRS. REAGAN: Thank you.


MRS. REAGAN: Bye-bye.

END 10:37 A.M. EST

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