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Ronald and Nancy Reagan in 1954

Ronald and Nancy Reagan in 1954

March 25, 1954: Ronald and Nancy Reagan pose for photographers at the 26th Academy Awards held at the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

Married on March 4, 1952, Ronald and Nancy Reagan had just celebrated their second wedding anniversary. According to this article on the Los Angeles Times Hollywood Star Walk, they met because of Ronald Reagan’s strong anti-communist work.

The 4-by-5-inch negative for this unpublished image was recently scanned.

Ronald and Nancy Reagan were audience members at the 26th Academy Awards.

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