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President Reagan Poses for "Sports Illustrated" Cover

In this photograph, President Ronald Reagan poses with coach John Thompson and center Patrick Ewing of the Georgetown University men's basketball team. The trio were shot in the Map Room on the Ground Floor of the White House as part of a photo shoot for the cover of "Sports Illustrated" magazine by Pete Souza on November 11, 1984. The Georgetown Hoyas won the NCCA Division I Men's Championship the previous April. The Hoyas championship was the first for the university and made Thompson the first African-American head coach to lead his team to victory.
Pete Souza
Date of Work
November 11, 1984
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum/NARA