Schwarzenegger, who called off a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, after hearing of Reagan's death, credited the former President with inspiring him to get involved in politics.
Arnie says, "He's a big idol of mine. I campaigned for him. I handed out leaflets. I made phone calls in his behalf. This was at a time I wasn't even a citizen here. He made a tremendous impact on our country.
"It is easy to see how profoundly President Reagan changed the world. He made it safer, more free and gave hope and opportunity to millions."07/06/2004 02:31