Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
August 1985

August 1, 1985
Remarks to Members of the Evangelical Press During a White House Briefing on Tax Reform
Nominations, August 1, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting an Amendment to the France-United States Defense Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
Statement on Congressional Approval of the Federal Budget Resolution

August 2, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting a Proposed District of Columbia Fiscal Year 1985 Budget Supplemental
Appointment of Two Members of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education
Proclamation 5360 -- Freedom of the Press Day, 1985

August 3, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on Economic Growth and Tax Reform

August 5, 1985
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters
Statement on Signing the Bill Extending the Equal Access to Justice Act

August 6, 1985
Appointments, August 6, 1985
Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima

August 7, 1985
Message to Hugh Desmond Hoyte on the Death of President Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham of Guyana
Executive Order 12527 -- Repealing Provisions Establishing an Administrative Position in the Food-for-Peace Program

August 8, 1985
Message to the Congress on the Publication of the Regulatory Program of the United States Government
Executive Order 12528 -- Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives
Remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985
Statement on Signing the International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985

August 9, 1985
Nominations, August 9, 1985

August 10, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the 40th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War in the Pacific

August 12, 1985
Appointments, August 12, 1985

August 13, 1985
Proclamations, August 13, 1985

August 14, 1985
Statement on the Death of John Willard Marriott
Executive Order 12529 -- President's Commission on Americans Outdoors

August 15, 1985
Appointment of 14 Members of the President's Commission on Americans Outdoors, and Designation of the Chairman
Statement by Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McFarlane on Apartheid in South Africa
Proclamation 5363 -- Modification of the Effective Date for Increased Rates of Duty for Certain Pasta Articles From the European Economic Community

August 16, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, August 16, 1985
Statement on Signing the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985

August 17, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Farm Industry
Statement on Signing the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987

August 19, 1985
Nominations, August 19, 1985
Statement on the Retirement of Senator Paul Laxalt of Nevada

August 20, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Anti-satellite Weapons Testing

August 21, 1985
Appointment of 13 Members of the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee

August 22, 1985
Nominations, August 22, 1985
Remarks at a California Republican Party Fundraising Dinner in Los Angeles

August 23, 1985
Proclamation 5364 - Women's Equality Day, 1985