A 1981 National Security Council meeting early in the Reagan administration to discuss the assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Present from left to right: Director of Central Intelligence William Casey; Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger; Vice President George Bush; President Ronald Reagan; Secretary of State Alexander Haig., Jr. ; Counselor to the President Edwin Meese III; Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President James Baker III; and National Security Advisor Richard Allen. Credit: Michael Evans (Courtesy of the Ronald W. Reagan Library).

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