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Michael Reagan knows what we're talking about how they live through it with his father back in 1980 joins us now from Los Angeles we -- that.
When they said Mr.
President you'll want -- then.
And actually I wasn't there if you fight if I was there would have been in the shower with my father which would have been -- little nasty.
-- definitely found out.
He was -- was just gotten back from.
There was in the shower you shower and if it comes over it says you don't who you know honey the president's on the phone and my dad says tell -- -- in the shower.
And and so many officials know he wants to talk usually my god I'm in the shower come upon wanna get back -- hour.
And now and if you should know we need to talk to my dad gets -- -- wrapped a towel around self.
-- what the phone and holding a towel and that's about 5 o'clock in the afternoon here in LA.
And Jimmy Carter says congratulations.
You're the -- United States of America.
War -- like.
Really working well yeah so that whole night was a little bit different when everybody because normally.
We go the georgians for dinner we go to.
To the judge replies to have a joyous night watch the -- go blue backed and remember -- -- blue not red.
And of course we start celebrating very very early but that's how my father found out by the way.
Just a whole lot of Monica Crowley she and I have a lot in common this morning should got up and canceled her brother in -- vote I gotta cancel my Brothers my.
That up right and it hasn't -- I straight this AM.
I have three -- that's correct -- -- done I've been doing that for years -- and I just -- get to grips with that moment which I think is unique in American politics.
What -- you've actually campaigned for years it's -- grueling process and suddenly there is a moment.
When power is transferred to use -- U -- the president the United States of America.
Are you telling me that you'll follow up Ronald Reagan just took it in stride wrapped a towel around himself in this carried on as if it was normal -- You -- -- really hate -- when it happened yesterday it would.
-- he took it -- that way.
And it really didn't hit me until the night of the inaugural my wife -- -- We're the ones -- -- his first inaugural ball he walks into the green room.
There at the Hilton Washington DC and he turned to look to -- straight news white tie out get -- -- to -- -- to be introduced by my wife tonight.
And and he turned -- around.
Any jump straight -- -- that night.
-- heal together just how the president of the United States of America -- Let's hope that supported him and not providing was elected with the night we're about -- introduced him.
As the -- United States there at the -- We do in the house.
In the same house as you dad when he found out in the shower that he was the president you of that in the house all know I was some way the century -- to get ready to watch the stage turned blue and we have this whole program what -- staged or blue.
Having dinner all these things.
Waiting for a very long not because remember.
You know up until -- -- won by ten points there was close.
We are behind going into the weekend we start to surge coming out of the weekend into Monday I would just coming back from Pennsylvania and Ohio.
I've been on 66 airplane -- -- nineteen states the month of October same with my sister -- we hadn't seen each other.
So -- -- all prepared for a long night and then bail.
It just all of a sudden we just gotta look -- -- that.
My god you want -- it was just -- I look at.
My god my guess the president of the united states of American three days later we -- at Secret Service protection.
And this judge.
Came right at the very end right I mean the election was on Tuesday just the US is an especially good thing we can monitor as we say deal -- That surge of came over and came over for Ronald Reagan.
Right at the very end going out of Sunday into Monday into Tuesday and the election up until -- boy it was a toss -- nobody knew.
I mean everything was tight everybody was nervous want to watch -- turn.
And then 5 o'clock in the afternoon it was over.
My father won by ten points might would you just hold on for 12 and listen to what Monica -- is gonna tell us about Richard Nixon on election night when he became president 1960 day.
Yeah this quickly about what Mike said about that -- 5 o'clock California time the president President Carter calls President Reagan to sick to.
Concede the race and Democrats were few if -- -- because the whole western part of Mason had not voted yet.
President Nixon you know we ran in 1960 for the presidency lost and then he -- again eight years later.
1968 and one but what he told me about Election Day was so fascinating Stuart.
He said that on Election Day he said who the hell knows so we've got a car and he had this driver just drive him around.
And he could see outside he could see people but they couldn't see inside said they had no idea it was Richard Nixon in the car kind of driving around.
And he said that what was going through his mind was not did -- win what was going through his mind was how many of these people did I read.
Very interesting very interesting model and you still I'd go with actors for years I've still -- -- -- the people voted against my grandfather and by the way my friends that says.
300 electoral votes.
For Mitt Romney today okay now I want you to -- -- the margin of victory for President Obama in California today.
I would say probably.
Probably five points.
That's it -- how it's -- in California remember what we have a ballot measure.
Stewart in California where the pet -- for -- being asked to vote on a ballot measure to require porn stars Wear condoms.
That's a great -- -- it but yeah.
This is a digression market you know backdrop that -- You're telling me -- if we're voting to a point -- -- sitting at a county assessor because they arrested our county assessor did did Michael Reagan just.
And tried to subject your music market up desperate to change the subject it did you just put California in play -- -- I think you did.
-- project and Obama's gonna win by five points.
Okay related of that -- my.
And you'll move my -- data still that this state is blue and getting blue -- unfortunately.
Thanks for the great stories that -- excellent -- we always appreciate it we will see a latest thank you you got it.
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