chapter  36
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Nancy (Anne Frances Robbins Davis) Reagan

Over the next five years Naney saw her mother only sporadically, usually when Edith was in New York for a stage production. On such occasions, she usually traveled to New York to be with her mother-trips that she remembered fondly. The separation from her mother was painful to Naney. Most of Nancy Reagan's biographers point to the lack of consistent contact with her parents, and the resulting perceived lack of security in her childhood, as in part explaining the tremendous emotional importance she would place on her own marriage.