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11/20/1975, Ronald Reagan’s Announcement for Presidential Candidacy and Press Conference, National Press Club, Washington, DC (Remarks 5:45, Question and Answer 26:40)
8/19/1976, Ronald Reagan's Remarks at the Republican National Convention, Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri, (5:00)
11/13/1979, Ronald Reagan's Announcement for Presidential Candidacy, Televised Nationally, (26:00) Downloadable mp4
10/24/1980, "A Vital Economy: Jobs, Growth, and Progress for Americans", Televised Campaign Address, (WHCA R23, 30:00)
10/31/1980, Ronald Reagan Campaign Commercial Speech (Moody Coliseum, Dallas), (WHCA R28, 29:00) Downloadable mp4
11/1/1980, Ronald Reagan Campaign Commercial, (WHCA R29, 5:00)
11/3/1980, Ronald Reagan's Election Eve Address "A Vision for America" Televised Campaign Address, (WHCA R30, 27:00) Downloadable mp4