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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 Library: The Supervisory Curator

Today’s blog is a guest post from our Summer Intern Victoria exploring the roles of staff in the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Reagan Presidential Library.  Over the summer Victoria worked in our offices and got to … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap! Film This! 2016 brings film industry experience to high school students

This summer break while many high school students are flocking to movie theaters, chasing Pokemon, or learning the intricacies of menial labor, the Reagan Presidential Library has been hosting our annual filmmaking workshops that connect young minds with experienced teachers.  Since 2013 Film … Continue reading

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Looking Towards the 2016 Election: Personal Crisis and Responsibility

The 2016 election is quickly approaching and the question of the age and health of some of the candidates is a topic that is in the spotlight of national discussion. During the conference “When Life Strikes the White House: Death, Scandal, Illness and the Responsibilities of a President,” hosted in-part by the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Karen Kiron gave a talk about President Reagan called “The Benefit of Age, if Wisdom Prevails.” Continue reading

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Summer is here! High School Teachers, come out and play at the Reagan Library!

Register Here for our Free Summer Situation Room Experience Open Houses for Educators. You can see it on the faces of students and teachers alike…  The blank gaze into the distance that could almost be a “thousand yard stare,” were … Continue reading

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