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Something you may not have known: The Augusta National gate crasher



When people think of Augusta National, azaleas, dogwoods and the world’s greatest golf tournament come to mind, not an armed hostage situation.

But it happened.

In October of 1983, nearly 40 years ago, President Ronald Reagan visited Augusta to play a round of golf and engage in some behind t...

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  1. I can promise you many sitting presidents have played ANGC during their time in office. Though they may not be in the most visible traveling units to get to and from, they most certainly have visited.

  2. Before this event occured, i would occasionally see Mr. Harris at his place of employment, Columbia Nitrogen Corp.; at the time of his hearing, I understand there were a very large number of people who spoke on his behalf – that a really good guy had a really bad day …but what I remember most about him was the last time I saw him: he and his beautiful family filled a pew at Dunn’s Chapel sometime after his prison release. They were faithful members there.

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