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."
...your classroom could like this? Well, here at the Reagan Library, it can. What you see pictured here is a test group for a brand new "Situation Room Experience" set to open at the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush Presidential Libraries in September, 2016. Attending students will take on the roles of members of … Continue reading Thousand Oaks High School in SRE
It is customary for American Presidents to provide remarks on Memorial Day. Watch the videos below showing three speeches and one radio address and answer the following questions: Count how many times President Reagan refers to President Lincoln in his addresses. Why do you think he references President Lincoln on Memorial Day? President Reagan made … Continue reading President Reagan’s Memorial Day Remarks
The news flashes across the screen: THE NATION IS IN CRISIS! The tension in the room is palpable as the Secretary of State, the President’s Chief of Staff, the Secretary of Defense, and a collection of nervous aides and officials turn their gaze to you. It’s decision time and the fate of the nation, perhaps … Continue reading Situation Room Experience Open Houses
We all know that teachers do not truly take the summer off. Between preparing curricula, lesson plans, syllabi, and classrooms we know you stay busy. However, the Reagan Library hopes you can squeeze in a day or two to come visit us in Simi Valley, California for some free workshops we have over the summer. … Continue reading Free Workshops for Educators This Summer