Skip to comments.Worldwide congregation will attend Reagan funeral
Posted on 06/10/2004 10:27:18 PM PDT by kattracksEdited on 07/12/2004 4:16:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
As many as 4,000 U.S. officials, foreign heads of state and family friends of Ronald Reagan will pay their final respects to the former president today at the first national funeral in Washington in more than 30 years.
President Bush and more than a thousand U.S. government officials and members of Congress will be at the Washington National Cathedral in Northwest, when the service begins at 11:30 a.m., and many of the District's thoroughfares will be closed as the former president's casket is ushered there from the Capitol.
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"Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry will be among those attending, a Kerry staffer said" - me too, me too, don't forget me....
But according to the Left, without the French there, the family is just "going it alone."
Wow. What a historical legacy. Former President Ronald Reagan not only helped this country peacably win the cold war, but some of the countries listed above owe their very existance and/or their freedom to Reagan.
The family issued a statement saying they would like churches everywhere to join in when the bells of the National Cathedral begin to toll 40 times in honor of Reagan, who was the nation's 40th president.
The cathedral bells will ring starting in the capital at approximately 1:15 p.m. EDT Friday.***
If terrorists tried to desecrate Reagan's memory by trying something at his funeral, it would be their worst miscalculation ever. The ensuing call for total, absolute, unmerciless destruction upon their heads would be a site to behold.
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