Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

The 25th Amendment: Section 3 and July 13, 1985

In 2015 the Reagan Presidential Library began developing a one-of-a-kind experiential learning simulation called the Situation Room Experience.  One of the pivotal issues in the Situation Room Experience regards the 25th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.   … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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“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. … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan’s remarks when the Olympic Torch came to the White House in 1984

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 14 May 1984 – John Hughes’ Sixteen Candles was flickering across the nation’s silver screens, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, N.Y., and in Washington, D.C. the Olympic … Continue reading

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On This Day: Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 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 … Continue reading

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

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 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 … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan and the Republican National Convention

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 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. … Continue reading

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The White House: Inside Stories from the Reagan Presidential Library Part II

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert and continues our series on items and installations from the White House on display or in our collections.  Click here for Part I and click here to see the website … Continue reading

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Actor Atticus Shaffer shares filmmaking lessons at the Reagan Presidential Library

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. To register for the last available space for Film This! 2016 Filmmaking Workshop for high school students, email us at reaganeducation@nara.gov. Last summer while visiting the Ronald Reagan Presidential … Continue reading

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Fourth of July 1986: Liberty Weekend Thirty Years Later

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. The Fourth of July is a celebration of the heritage and history of the United States.  While every President honors Independence Day in different ways, one of the grandest celebrations … Continue reading

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