RONALD REAGAN'S MAJOR SPEECHES, 1964-89

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PRE-PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHES

10/27/64, "A Time For Choosing", Televised Campaign Address for Goldwater Presidential Campaign, (29:00, black & white)

11/20/75, Ronald Reagan’s Announcement for Presidential Candidacy and Press Conference, National Press Club, Washington, DC (Remarks 5:45, Question and Answer 26:40)

3/31/76, "To Restore America", Televised Campaign Address, (28:30)

8/19/76, Ronald Reagan's Remarks at the Republican National Convention, Kemper Arena, Kansas City, MO, (5:00)

11/13/79, Ronald Reagan's Announcement for Presidential Candidacy, Televised Nationally, (26:00)

4/23/80, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Debate, Houston, TX (WHCA R13, 60:00)

7/17/80, Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech, Republican National Convention, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI (WHCA, WHTV, 46:00)

8/18/80, Ronald Reagan's Speech at the VFW Convention, Chicago, IL (RB80 30:00)

9/1/80,  Ronald Reagan's Speech at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ (RB80 20:00)

9/21/80,  Ronald Reagan and John Anderson Debate, (WHCA R19, 60:00)

10/19/80, "A Strategy for Peace in the 80s" Televised Campaign Address, (WHCA R22, 28:00)

10/24/80, A Vital Economy: Jobs, Growth, and Progress for Americans", Televised Campaign Address, (WHCA R23, 30:00)

10/28/80, Presidential Debate with Jimmy Carter, Convention Center Music Hall, Cleveland, OH (WHCA R24, 90:00)

10/31/80, Ronald Reagan Campaign Commercial Speech (Moody Coliseum, Dallas), (WHCA R28, 29:00)

11/1/80, Ronald Reagan Campaign Commercial, (WHCA R29, 5:00)

11/3/80, Ronald Reagan's Election Eve Address "A Vision for America" Televised Campaign Address, (WHCA R30, 27:00)

PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHES-FIRST TERM

1/20/81, First Inaugural Address, U.S. Capitol, (WHTV #1A, WHCA R42, 21:00)

2/5/81, Address to the Nation on the Economy, Oval Office, (WHCA R91, WHTV #16, 21:00)

2/18/81, Address on the Program for Economic Recovery, Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R100, 40:00)

4/28/81, Address on the Program for Economic Recovery, Joint Session of Congress (First speech after assassination attempt), (WHCA R198,23:00)

7/27/81, Address to the Nation on Federal Tax Reduction Legislation, Oval Office, (WHCA R312, 23:00)

8/3/81, Address on the Air Traffic Controllers Strike, Rose Garden, (WHCA R331, 12:00)

9/24/81, Address to the Nation on the Economic Recovery, Oval Office, (WHCA R385, 28:00)

11/18/81, Address on Strategic Arms Reduction Talks-START (Zero Option Speech), National Press Club, Washington DC (WHCA R518, WHTV #73, 24:00)

12/23/81, Address to the Nation on Christmas and the situation in Poland, Oval Office, (WHCA R571, 20:00)

1/26/82, State of the Union Address, (Social Programs transferred to States) Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R609-612, 43:00)

4/29/82, Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget, Oval Office (WHCA R784, 18:00)

5/9/82, Address to Eureka College Graduating Class of 1982, Eureka College, Illinois (WHTV #141, 132, 28:00)

6/8/82, Address to the British Parliament, Royal Gallery at the Palace of Westminster, London (WHCA R894, 33:00)

6/9/82, Address to the Bundestag, Bundehaus, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, (WHCA R897, WHTV #213, 211, 31:00)

6/17/82, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations (Special Session on Disarmament, "Agenda for Peace"), United Nations, NYC, (WHCA R920, WHTV #268, 25:00)

8/16/82, Address to the Nation on the Tax and Budget Legislation, Oval Office, (WHCA R996, 22:00)

9/1/82, Address to the Nation on the U.S. Policy in the Middle East, KNBC-TV studios, California, (WHCA R1016, 22:00)

9/20/82, Address to the Nation on Lebanon, Oval Office, (WHCA R1053, WHTV #348, 7:41)

10/13/82, Address to the Nation on the Economy, Oval Office, (WHCA R1105, WHTV #511, 20:00)

11/22/82, Address to the Nation on Arms Reduction and Nuclear Deterrence (MX Missile), Oval Office, (WHCA R1180, 23:00)

1/25/83, State of the Union Address, (Federal Spending Freeze) Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R1264-1265, 48:00)

3/8/83, Address to the National Association of Evangelicals ("Evil Empire" Speech), Sheraton Twin Towers Hotel, Orlando, FL, (WHTV, 30:00) *Last few minutes of video copy of speech are missing.

3/10/83, Address on Central America and El Salvador, Annual Meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers, Washington Hilton Hotel (WHCA R1340, WHTV #708, 30:00)

3/23/83, Address to the Nation on National Security ("Star Wars" SDI Speech), Oval Office, (WHCA R1357, 29:00)

4/11/83, Address to the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, Capitol Centre, Landover, MD (WHTV #781, 21:00)

4/27/83, Address on Central America, Joint Session of Congress, (WHTV #825, 826, WHCA R1420, 35:00)

9/5/83, Address to the Nation on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Airliner (KAL 007), Oval Office, (WHCA R1597, 16:00)

9/26/83, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, United Nations, NYC, (WHCA R1622, 23:00)

10/27/83, Address to the Nation on Lebanon and Grenada, Oval Office, (WHCA R1683, 25:00)

11/2/83, Address upon establishing the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. as a holiday, Rose Garden, White House, (WHTV #C15, 11:00)

11/4/83, Address on the U.S. Casualties in Lebanon and Grenada, Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, North Carolina (WHTV #C18, 11:00)

11/11/83, Address before the Japanese Diet, Tokyo, Japan (WHTV #C29, 30:00)

11/13/83, Remarks to the American Troops at Camp Liberty Bell (DMZ), Republic of Korea (WHTV #C43, 13:00)

1/16/84, Address to the Nation and Other Countries on United States-Soviet Relations, East Room, White House, (WHCA R1814, WHTV #D41, 24:00)

1/25/84, State of the Union Address, (America is back with 4 Great Goals) Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R1824, 48:00)

1/29/84, Address to the Nation Announcing Reagan's candidacy for reelection, Oval Office, (WHCA R1829, 5:00)

5/9/84, Address to the Nation on Central America, Oval Office, (WHCA R1964, 28:00)

5/28/84, Remarks honoring the Vietnam War's Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, (WHTV #G52, 17:00)

6/4/84, Address Before a Joint Session of the Irish National Parliament, Dublin, Ireland, (WHTV #G82, G83, 37:00)

6/6/84, Address at the U.S. Ranger Monument Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of D-Day, Pointe Du Hoc, Normandy, France, (WHTV #G88, 13:00)

6/6/84, Address at the Omaha Beach Memorial Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of D-Day, Omaha Beach, France, (WHTV #G89, 9:00)

8/23/84, Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address, Republican National Convention, Reunion Arena, Dallas, Texas (WHCA R2163, 50:00)

9/24/84, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, United Nations, NYC, (WHTV #058, WHCA R2216, 35:00)

10/7/84, Presidential Debate with Walter Mondale (Domestic Issues), Louisville, KY, (WHCA R2239B, R2239C 100:00)

10/12/84, Remarks during Whistlestop Tour of Ohio (six speeches on the train route), (WHTV #27-33)

10/21/84, Presidential Debate with Walter Mondale (Defense and Foreign Policy), Convention Center Music Hall, Kansas City, Missouri (WHCA R2265B, R2265C 90:00)

10/26/84, Remarks at Reagan-Bush Rally in Fairfield, Connecticut, (WHTV #081, 27:00)

 

PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHES-SECOND TERM

1/21/85, Second Inaugural Address, U.S. Capitol, (WHCA R2481, 2484, 20:00)

2/6/85, State of the Union Address, (American Revolution II) Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R2530, 44:00)

4/24/85, Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget and Deficit Reduction, Oval Office, (WHCA R2633, 23:00)

5/5/85, Speech at Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp Memorial, Federal Republic of Germany, (WHTV #436, 9:00)

5/5/85, Speech at Bitburg Air Base, Federal Republic of Germany, (WHCA R2649-2652, WHTV #440-441, 13:00)

5/8/85, Address to European Parliament ("Soviet Military"), Strasbourg, France, (WHCA R2660, WHTV #456, 457, 46:00)

5/28/85, Address to the Nation on Tax Reform, Oval Office, (WHCA R2685, 20:00)

6/30/85, Address to the Nation on the Release of the TWA Hostages, Oval Office, (WHCA R2734, WHTV #619, 4:00)

7/8/85, Speech at the Annual Convention of the American Bar Association, ("Terrorist States"), DAR Constitution Hall, (WHTV #612, 613, 30:00)

10/24/85, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, (40th Anniversary on "Fresh Start" with Soviet Union). United Nations, NYC, (WHCA R2875, WHTV #083, 29:00)

11/14/85, Address to the Nation on the Upcoming Soviet-United States Summit in Geneva, Oval Office, (WHCA R2900, WHTV #106, 18:00)

11/21/85, Address following the Soviet-United States Summit Meeting in Geneva, Joint Session of Congress, (R2920, R2922-2923, WHTV #124, 125, 20:00)

12/16/85, Remarks at a Memorial Service for 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky (R2969-2972, WHTV #163, 7:00)

1/28/86, Address to the Nation on the Explosion of the Space Shuttle "Challenger", Oval Office, (WHTV #242, 4:22)

2/4/86, State of the Union Address (Welfare Plan) Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R3044-3049, 34:00)

2/26/86, Address to the Nation on National Security, Oval Office, (WHCA R3078, WHTV #313, 23:00)

3/16/86, Address to the Nation on the Situation in Nicaragua, Oval Office, (WHCA R3111-3114, WHTV #350, 21:00)

4/14/86, Address to the Nation on the Air Strike Against Libya, Oval Office, (WHCA R3165-3168, 7:00)

6/24/86, Address to the Nation on Aid to the Contras, Oval Office, (WHCA R3276, WHTV #570, 27:00)

7/3/86, Address at the Statue of Liberty Centennial Celebration, Governors Island, New York Harbor, (WHTV #582, WHCA R3286-3288, 21:00)

9/14/86, Address to the Nation on the Campaign Against Drug Abuse (presented jointly with Nancy Reagan), White House Residence, (WHCA R3420, WHTV #701, 21:00)

9/22/86, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, (Arms Reduction Progress) United Nations, NYC, (WHCA R3432, WHTV #721, 32:00)

10/1/86, Address at the Dedication of the Carter Presidential Center, Jimmy Carter Library, Atlanta, (WHTV #003, WHCA R3454, 21:00)

10/13/86, Address to the Nation on the Meetings with Gorbachev in Iceland, Oval Office, (WHTV #032, WHCA R3506, 20:00)

10/22/86, Remarks on Signing the Tax Reform Act into Law, South Lawn, White House, (WHCA R3527, WHTV #047, 16:00)

11/13/86, Address to the Nation on the Iran-Contra Controversy, Oval Office, (WHCA R3564, WHTV #118, 14:00)

12/2/86, Address to the Nation on the Investigation of the Iran-Contra Affair, Oval Office, (WHTV #141, WHCA R3600-3603, 5:30)

1/27/87, State of the Union Address, (I'm back") Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R3702-3707, 43:00)

3/4/87, Address to the Nation on the Iran-Contra Controversy ("Tower Report"), Oval Office, (WHTV #245, 12:00)

5/22/87, Remarks at a Memorial Service for Crewmembers of U.S.S. Stark, Jacksonville, Florida, (WHTV #392, 15:00)

6/12/87, Address at the Brandenburg Gate (Berlin Wall), Berlin, (WHCA R4203, WHTV #439, 26:00)

6/15/87, Address to the Nation on Arms Reduction and the Venice Summit, Oval Office, (WHTV #449, WHCA R4217-4220, 19:00)

7/3/87, Fourth of July Address on America's Economic Bill of Rights, Jefferson Memorial, Washington D.C., (WHCA R4291, WHTV #492, 493, 25:00)

8/12/87, Address to the Nation on the Iran-Contra Affair, Oval Office, (WHTV #563, WHCA R4476-4479, 16:00)

9/21/87, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, (INF Agreement and Iran) United Nations, NYC, (WHTV #624, 32:00)

10/14/87, Address to the Nation on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork, Oval Office, (WHTV #030, 8:30)

12/10/87, Address to the Nation on the Soviet-U.S. Summit Meeting, Oval Office, (WHTV #176, WHCA R4880-4882, 20:00)

1/25/88, State of the Union Address ("We're not finished yet-Budget Process) Joint Session of Congress, (WHCA R4982-4988, WHTV #248, 249, 250, 46:00)

2/2/88, Address to the Nation on Aid to the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance, Oval Office, (WHCA R5002, WHTV #268, 22:00)

5/31/88, Address at Moscow State University, Moscow, USSR (WHTV #533, 534, 535, WHCA R5257-5259, 40:00)

6/3/88, Address to Members of the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, Great Hall, Guildhall, (WHCA R5273-5275, WHTV #552, 553, 30:00)

8/15/88, Farewell Address, Republican National Convention, Superdome, New Orleans, (WHCA R5494, WHTV #721, #722, 46:00)

9/26/88, Address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, (Disarmament), United Nations, NYC, (WHTV #805, WHCA R5640-5642, 40:00)

11/11/88, Remarks at the Veterans Day Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC, (WHTV #123, 10:00)

12/13/88, Address to Administration Officials on Domestic Policy, Constitution Hall, Washington D.C. (WHTV #180, 181, WHCA R5903, 5904, 33:00)

12/16/88, Address on Foreign Policy, Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, (WHTV #188, 189, WHCA R5911, 52:00)

1/11/89, Farewell Address to the Nation, Oval Office, (WHTV #214, 21:00)

 

 

 

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