Public Papers of the President

The Public Papers of the President: Ronald Reagan, 1981-1989 contain the statements, speeches and papers released by the Office of the Press Secretary during the Reagan Presidency. 

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The Reagan Public Papers can also be browsed chronologically using the month by month index below.  A list of President Reagan’s major speeches is available, as is more information about the Public Papers of the President.   A limited number of speeches and announcements from Ronald Reagan’s administration as governor of California are available as well.

See the example below, or our citation guide, to assist you in referencing records from our holdings and our website.

Chronological Index


“Remarks on East-West Relations at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin June 12, 1987.” 

The Public Papers of President Ronald W. Reagan.  Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. (accessed 18 May 2005)


The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
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