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Former Reagan bodyguard reflects on family

Posted at 11:31 PM, Mar 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-12 01:31:46-05

Walter Smith from Eagle, Idaho doesn’t mince words when he talks about anything.

Whether it’s Vietnam, working with the California Highway Patrol or being a bodyguard for the Reagan family, Smith has a memory that’s sharp as a tack.

From 1970 to 1973 kept a close eye on then California Governor Ronald Reagan as a personal bodyguard.

With the passing of Nancy Reagan, Smith sat down with 6 On Your Side reporter Michael Sevren to discuss how working with the family was.