Nancy Reagan enjoys her first time in a Harkins rocker, hand-turned right here in Mississippi. The Reagans were presented the rocker and other gifts in 1980 at the Neshoba County Fair while campaigning for the White House.
Nancy Reagan enjoys her first time in a Harkins rocker, hand-turned right here in Mississippi. The Reagans were presented the rocker and other gifts in 1980 at the Neshoba County Fair while campaigning for the White House.
Nancy Reagan enjoys her first time in a Harkins rocker, hand-turned right here in Mississippi. The Reagans were presented the rocker and other gifts in 1980 at the Neshoba County Fair while campaigning for the White House.

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March 06, 2016 5:00 PM

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