Author Archives: Brett Robert

About Brett Robert

Brett Robert holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in History from Sonoma State University and a Master of the Arts in History from California State University Northridge.

The 25th Amendment: The Situation Room Experience and United States History

In 2015 the Reagan Presidential Library began developing a one-of-a-kind experiential learning simulation called the Situation Room Experience.  Developed primarily for high school juniors and seniors, the game allows students to step into the role of a government official or … Continue reading

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Film This! 2017 Arrives at the Reagan Library

Today’s guest blog from our summer volunteer Beatrice explores our annual documentary filmmaking workshop for high school students, called Film This!  This was the first of two Film This! sessions that the Reagan Library will be offering this summer. There … Continue reading

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Reagan Library Film Festival 2017

  February means it’s time for the annual Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Student Film Festival in which we screen and recognize outstanding student-made documentaries.  The awards ceremony was held February 2, 2017 and without further ado, here are this year’s … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day Research Guide

Four Presidents Together: President Reagan made some remarks at the Diplomatic Entrance of the White House prior to the departure of three former Presidents, Nixon, Ford and Carter, for Egypt and President Anwar Sadat’s Funeral.  October 8, 1981.  (C4361-12A) With President’s … Continue reading

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Where can I find President Reagan’s speech about…

With the above video, the YouTube channel for the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library was born.  As the National Archives mission is to preserve and protect the records of the United States Federal … Continue reading

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What goes into making a Federal holiday: Ronald Reagan and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  Today’s post in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day was written and researched by Gina Resetter and Kelly Barton, Archivists at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. What goes into making a federal holiday? Sometimes, more than one would … Continue reading

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Amending America: The 20th Amendment, January 20, and Presidential Inaugurations

Later this month on January 20, if you follow the Reagan Presidential Library on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram , or any of the other Presidential Libraries for that matter, you might notice something: every President since Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s second term has … Continue reading

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Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: The Archivists

Today’s blog is a guest post from our Summer Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. Besides the curation staff and 3D artifacts, the other main part of the … Continue reading

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Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: Exhibit Specialist

Today’s blog is a guest post from our Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. Here at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum we have an incredible staff … Continue reading

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Who’s Who at the Reagan Presidential Library: The Registrar

Today’s blog is a guest post from our Summer Intern Victoria exploring the staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library. When one visits a museum they see the fascinating artifacts and beautiful art … Continue reading

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