N.C. Gov. Jim Martin, left, and President Ronald Reagan wear engineer hats as part of the "Victory Express" theme at an October 1988 campaign appearance in Raleigh. Martin was easily reelected in November, the only two-term Republican governor in North Carolina history.
N.C. Gov. Jim Martin, left, and President Ronald Reagan wear engineer hats as part of the "Victory Express" theme at an October 1988 campaign appearance in Raleigh. Martin was easily reelected in November, the only two-term Republican governor in North Carolina history. News & Observer file photo
N.C. Gov. Jim Martin, left, and President Ronald Reagan wear engineer hats as part of the "Victory Express" theme at an October 1988 campaign appearance in Raleigh. Martin was easily reelected in November, the only two-term Republican governor in North Carolina history. News & Observer file photo

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October 02, 2015 10:00 AM