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.

The Reagan Public Papers can 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 our Youtube Channel for a selection of Reagan Administration video recorded speeches.  

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

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“Remarks at a White House Reception for Kennedy Center Honorees" The Public Papers of President Ronald W. Reagan.  Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. (accessed 18 May 2020)