Leaders Bid Reagan Farewell Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's remains will be taken from the Capitol Rotunda -- where tens of thousands have come to pay last respects -- to the Washington National Cathedral for a national funeral service Friday morning. The list of dignitaries attending includes former presidents Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.
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World Leaders Gather for Reagan's Funeral

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World Leaders Gather for Reagan's Funeral

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World Leaders Gather for Reagan's Funeral

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Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's remains will be taken from the Capitol Rotunda — where tens of thousands have come to pay last respects — to the Washington National Cathedral for a national funeral service Friday morning. The list of dignitaries attending includes former presidents Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher pays her respects at the casket of former President Ronald Reagan in the Capitol Rotunda, June 9, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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