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Ronald Reagan Building: A paradoxical monument to a president

The government's second-largest structure after the Pentagon, the Reagan Building carries on with little mention of the centennial birthday of its budget-slashing namesake.

 
 

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The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center lives on in Washington as a paradoxical monument to a president who called government "the problem," slashed the budgets of agencies within it and abhorred the kind of overdue, over-budgeted construction project it became.


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