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testy. >> if you are talking about the wa street bailout where some of your friends destroyed this economy -- >> you know -- >> excuse me. i'talking. >> we'll tell you how the candidates faired after weekend voting ahehe of tuesday's big day. and check out the world's largesesaircraft. nfl legend peyton manning plans to call it a career later today. and much more on a big monday.\% "early today" starts right now. good morning. i' dara brown. world wide reaction continues to pour in over the death of nancy reagan. the words used to describe her. loyal, devoted, shrewd, and protective. former president jimmy carter said she'll also be admired for her strengthf conviction and livelong devotion to her husband. nancy reagan was totally devoted
her strength of character and legendary particularly when tested by the attempted assassination and toughout his battles with alzheimer's. police reagan was fearly loyal to her beloved husband and that devotion was matched only by her devotion and from the president and first lady, in her long good-bye with president reagann she became a voice on behalf of millions of families going throughhe depleting aching rereality of alzheimer's. we look back at how nancy reagan's public journey began on the public screen. >> nancy davis was an actress herself when she met ronald reagan on the mgm lot in 1949. he was already a star. but although she had he own hollywoodreams she later said she found her a greatest role as his wife. >> i think i was born to be married. i was the happiest girl in the world when "i" became "we." >> they married in 1952, a
appeared together in "hell cats of the navy". >> i began to think you were playing the south sea circuits. >> you could have known better. >> how could i. >> from then on her own description her life was dough voted to her husband, as merry to her two children patty and ron and stepmother to his two children by former wife jane wyman. then came politics and her long career in politics. first as first lady to governor ronald reagan in 1986. >> what would you say to the voters? >> my. just say ronnie, i guess. >> and then to president reagan, i gues in 1980. after the president was shot by a would-be assassin two months into his first term, his wife was forever shaken. >> every time he went out and talked to thousands of people,
>> but she carried on. steadfast in her chosen roles as the president's otector, best friend, and partner, with efforts like the anti-drug campaign campaign for which she was forever linked. >> when it comes to drugs and alcohol, just say no. >> reporter: she was criticized for consulting an astrologer over the president's schedule. dubbed queen nancy for her expensive taste in fashion and whout decourse and managing her husband. but the thing is she never wavered as a loving ways in all the ways she knew. when in the mid-'90s. the presidentntrevealed he had been dying nosed with alzheimer's disease, the partner who would never leave his side visited the white house line brair to share. >> we lea of the terrible pain and loneliness must be endured as each day brings another
>> so, nancy, let me say thank you for all you do. thank you for your love, and thank you for just being you. >> reporter: she stayed close to her ronnie even in her last years. she made it a point to be there when the reagan library hosted election yearebates and to visit her husband's resting place, a love story to the very end. >> the reagan family says mrs. reagan died peacefully in her sleep sunday. she was 94 years old. in her honor, flags have been ordered to fly at half-staff at the u.s. capitol and in california flowers are being left outside the reagan library where she'll be laid to rest alongside her husband. funeral plans have not yet been released. and now to the 2016 election. both candidates were quick to hit the ongoing water crisis in the city and didn't hold back on
role or his future. >> so i swrould a full investigation, determine who knew what when, and, yes, people should be fired. >> president sanders would fire anybody who knew about what happened. i believe the governor of this state should understand that his dereliction of duty was irresponse, he shohod resign. >> i agree. the governor should resign ore recalled, and wed should support the efforts of citizens attempting tochieve that. >> governor snyder has responded saying in part, in the coming days, political candidates will be leaving flint and michigan, and they will not be staying to help solve the crisis, but i am committed to the people of flint. i will fix this crisis and help move flint forward.
over the bailouts in the economy. >> some of your friends destroyed this economy. >> you know. >> excuse me. i'm talking. >> if you're going to talk, tell the whole story, senator sanders. >> let me tell my story. you tell yours. >> i will. >> i said let the billionaires bail themselves out of wall street. it shouldn't'te the middle class of this country. >> wait a minute. can i finish. you'll have your turn. >> that is like the nra's position, no. >> can i finish, please? all right. >> bernie sanders helped his case this weekend with wins in maine, nebraska, and kansas. hillary clinton won. both candidates now look ahead to primaries in michigan and mississippi. the republicans also face off tomorrow as well asthe idaho
tpis as ted cruz had a big weekend. nbc's gabe gutierrez has more. >> reporter: donald trump made a grand entrance at the world golf championship keeg up a fierce ght on marco rubio's home turf. >> marco rubioad a very, very bad night and personally i'd call for him t drop out of the race. >> the billionaire front-runner trouncing his rivals on super saturday in louisiana and kentucky, but ted cruz is surging after decisive wins in kansas and maine, now only 87 delegates behind trum snoop there's only one campaign tt's beat him once, not twice, but five times. >> this is shaping up to be a two-person race because only donald trump and ted cruz have shown the ability to win repeatedly. >> reporter: the so-called establishment may not like cruz. >> but if ted's the alternative to trump, he's at least a republican conservative.
in maine, third everywhere else. >> reporter: last night he won puerto rico's delegate. but he faces an uphill battle. on tuesday, michigan votes and the nbc news wall street maris poll shows it. he campaigned in his crucial home state of ohio with arnold swartz anythinger. we need to connect with one another because that's the spirit of america. that's where america lives. >> g ge gutierrez reporting. 30-year-old kyle odom is wanted for critically wounding pasxor tim redman in a parking lot of a church. on saturday he delivered invocation for rally statement for ted cruz. our prayers are with pastor tim,
one of nfl's most iconic players has told the patef them the is retiring. he's calling it quits after 18 nfl seasons most of them with the indianapolis colts. last monthe led the broncos to victory in super bowl 50. he's expected to make an official announcement later today. nbc meteorologist bill karins is here with your monday forecast. good morning to you, bill. >> good morning. we're forgetting about winter. springlike see nair yoechl temperatures are warming up, spring weather, flooding. we're going to have a mix of it all. they're gng to be widely scattered severe storms. thtre are 15 million people at risk for the severe storms including wichita, dallas-ft. worth, san antonio, waco to san angelo. again, isolated tornados. the beggar threat today will be large hail and damaging winds. but tomorrow looksks like greater threat of severe weather.
already issued from waco to san antonio to houston. 15 million people are at risk, a slight risk. the enhanced risk includes about 10 million people and this will include a greater chance of tornadoes later in the day. once we get past t t severe weather threat, we're going to see a continuing weather. very high moisture content over louisiana, east texas, and arkansas. we have a really good chance of a significant flood event in this area. over the next five days, predictions have anywhere from 5 to 10 inches of rain, little rock to houston to lake charles. significant rainfall. wheel watch the flooding threat today and severe weather over the next two days and finally the warmth final making it to new york city. file tomorrow we'll bring it here. that's a look at your national weather. here's a closer look at your day ahead. well, the severe weather threat will be later today. temperatures will be warm and you'll notice the humidity
it will make it up to cleveland, grand rapids, and detroit. enjoy it. it will be a nice mild day. spring. i didn't mention anything about ice and snow. >> spring is always a mixed bag though. >> it is. >> it's exactly what you're predicting. thanks, bill. good news around jimmy carter. drivers, listen up, details on new gas prices up next. you're watching "early today." mom: hm, how about...? dad: hey haley, breaa leg, huh? girl: that's rude. that means you're going to do fantastic. oh! well, thank you. are you nervous, honey? a little. buena suerte, mi hija. i'm gonna rock this thing! vo: now that's the good stuff. the sonoma collection. only at kohl's. pepper discovers jimmy dean delights, made with real egg whites, lean cut meats, and whole grains. an excellent source of protein,
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endured all the way to the end. nancy reagan was a contract actress when she met the head of the screen actors guild ronald reagan. when they sat down to dinner each claimed to have an early call the next day, an old actor's excuse in case things didn't go well. no such insuranceeas needed. march 4th marked their 64th anniversary. when you look at their days in california to their time in the white hoe, they so often looked like lovestruck kids, soulmates, the loves of each other's life. this is a letter from the president to mrs. reagan pulled from an nc special. mrs. reagan reads, dear first lady, as president of the united states, it's my honor and privilege to cytoyou the service above and beyond the call of duty and that you have made one n, me, the most happy man in the world for 29 years. >> they were inseparable, steadfast, especially in times
through the assassination attempt, her breast cancer. >> i'll say welcome home. >> alzheimer's disease. through sickness and health till death do us part. that was r/nnie and nancy. some years after the president's death, police reagan told "vanity fair," i miss ronnie a lot, an awful lot. people say it gets better. no, it does not. their love explained best by the president himself who wrote to mrs. reaganan i'm not whole without you. you are life i ielf to me. that is a love story. harry smith, nbc news, new york. and their letters back and forth to each other are really such an azing show of commitment and love they have together. >> hopefully we'll get to look atmore of those. to me it's the first first lady i remember and the "just say no" campaign is like the biggest thing. >> and those pictures seem like
been gonee for a while too, '94. now it's time to look ahead. several familyies in michigan with children showing high levels ofead will file a lawsuit. and happy birthday to actress and comedian yacht wanda sykes who turns 52. breaking bad star bryan cranston turns 60 and football hall of famer lynn swann turns 64 today. i'm dara brown along with bill karins.
next. and nancy reagan, and how she defined the role of first lady. your time is 4:30. i am eric harryman. >> i am sheli muniz. it's monday, march 7th. monday snuck up quickly? >> it sneaks in easily when you come off of a day like sunday. everybody's pictures are like outside, a a the beach and outside. >> yes, the weekend was here and it did go quickly, at least it was a nice one. right now waking up to temperatures across the board. 70 degrees in pembroke pines, and we are seeing temperatures around 68 degrees in miami and homestead area. and we're waking up to rain-free