Ronald Reagan was a natural storyteller and joke teller. That talent was honed with his acting skills to create a speaker of rare and unequaled gifts. Underneath it all was genuine sincerity for what he was saying and affection for the people he was speaking to (unless it was the news media, but there too he managed a smile).
For years, Mike's America has offered favorite Reagan audio clips including favorite selections of Reagan's humor on a player in the side bar. As part of our celebration of the 100th anniversary of Reagan's birth I offer this short video of Reagan humor:
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Want to share your own Reagan memories? The Reagan Centennial is in full swing all week as we count down the days to February 6, 2011 marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the greatest American President in living memory. Drop your comments at the bottom of this post. If you have a blog post featuring the Reagan Centennial, drop a link in the comments section.