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White House Historical Association
History Happy Hour: The President Will See You Now

History Happy Hour is a weekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

This week, we have a conversation with Peggy Grande, the former Executive Assistant for President Ronald Reagan, as she shares behind-the-scenes stories, intimate moments, and insights into one of America's most beloved presidents. Grande started in the Office of Ronald Reagan as a college student and earned her way into a coveted role as the president's Executive Assistant, and offers an unparalleled perspective on the post-presidency of a political icon. She is the author of The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan's Final Years.