The Challenger Space Shuttle and President Reagan’s Response: Research and Assignment Guide

On January 28, 1986, the nation watched as the Challenger space shuttle launched. 73 seconds after it took off, the Challenger broke apart, killing all seven astronauts on board. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the tragedy.  This research and assignment guide looks at the shuttle, the first teacher in space Christa McAuliffe, and … Continue reading The Challenger Space Shuttle and President Reagan’s Response: Research and Assignment Guide

Presidents’ Day Research Guide

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 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 Day coming up on … Continue reading Presidents’ Day Research Guide

Where can I find President Reagan’s speech about…

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5psJU33OC-k 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 Government in order … Continue reading Where can I find President Reagan’s speech about…

Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at noon. If you visited the White House website immediately following the inauguration of the 45th President, you discovered that the website for President Obama was replaced by a website highlighting the new policies of the 45th President. What happened to the Obama Administration website? … Continue reading Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

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

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 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 been sworn into office … Continue reading Amending America: The 20th Amendment, January 20, and Presidential Inaugurations

Amending America: This Day in History the 14th Amendment Became Law

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. July 28, 1868 is only one of many important dates wrapped up in the history of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.  On that day this amendment which continues to be at the heart of many issues facing our nation was certified … Continue reading Amending America: This Day in History the 14th Amendment Became Law

Ronald Reagan and the Republican National Convention

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBP2gvZTnwM This year one of our projects at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library has been to digitize and upload to our public YouTube channel many of President Reagan's iconic speeches. Our Audiovisual Archivist is spearheading this task to create a resource for students, teachers, … Continue reading Ronald Reagan and the Republican National Convention