“Reaganomics”: The Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981

Today's post, from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert, marks a return to our focus on creating classroom-ready resources for teachers and students, as today is the first day of school for many school districts. Welcome back to school. "Our bill is, in short, the first real tax cut for everyone in twenty years." … Continue reading “Reaganomics”: The Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981

On This Day: Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers

Today's post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEqOSzgQNhI Thirty-five years ago on Monday August 3, 1981 members of PATCO, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, went on strike at 7 A.M. ¬†Shortly before 11 A.M. President Reagan delivered the above remarks from the White House Rose Garden. Let me make one … Continue reading On This Day: Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers