“I take full responsibility for my own actions and for those of my administration. As angry as I may be about activities undertaken without my knowledge, I am still accountable for those activities. As disappointed as I may be in some who served me, I’m still the one who must answer to the American people for this behavior. And as personally distasteful as I find secret bank accounts and diverted funds — well, as the Navy would say, this happened on my watch.” – President Ronald Reagan 3/4/87
March 10 at 8:00 AM Mark Weinberg, a communications consultant, served as special assistant to the president and assistant press secretary in Ronald Reagan’s White House, is the author of ” Movie Nights with the Reagans .” Thirty-two years ago, Ronald Reagan gave what many believe was his most difficult and least favorite speech of his career.