Tag Archives: History

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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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 … 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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On This Day: Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers

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.

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

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 … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan and the Republican National Convention

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 … Continue reading

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Presidential Firsts! Presidential Pioneers in Education?

Every year the Reagan Library offers the Film This! summer program for high school students.  Over the course of a week students shoot and edit original documentary films.  This year’s theme for Film This is “Presidential Firsts,” to register for … Continue reading

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