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Press Briefings

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C416-5, President Reagan holds a Press Conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. 01/29/1981.

C532-15, President Reagan and James Brady talking to reporters Sam Donaldson, Lesley Stahl and Judy Woodruff in the ground floor corridor. 02/05/1981.

C1872-17, President Reagan and Nancy Reagan await the arrival of Prime Minister Suzuki on the North Portico before a State Dinner at the White House as photographers snap their pictures. 05/07/1981.

C2476-24, President Reagan giving a Press Conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. 06/16/1981.

C4243-26, President Reagan responding to Helen Thomas at a press conference in the East Room of the White House. 10/01/1981.

C4245-23, President Reagan taking questions during a Press Conference in the East Room. 10/01/1981.

C5263-29A, President Reagan and Nancy Reagan in a question and answer session with the Press on the South Lawn . 11/23/1981.

C5831-21, President Reagan in a staff meeting with Alexander Haig and Bill Clark and handling press questions from Judy Woodruff, Bill Plante, Sam Donaldson and other press in the Oval Office. 01/07/1982.

C6257-11, President Reagan in a signing ceremony to transmit the 1983 Budget to Congress in the Oval Offices. 02/08/1982.

C6383-10A, President Reagan talks with the press and Sam Donaldson on the South Lawn before his departure via Marine One. 02/12/1982.

C7554-18A, President Reagan holding a press briefing in the rose garden. 04/20/1982.

C8889-17A, President Reagan taking questions during his 11th press conference in the East Room. 06/30/1982.

C9361-13, President Reagan taking questions during a press conference in the East Room. 07/28/1982.

C9365-17, President Reagan listening to questions during a press conference in the East Room. 07/28/1982.

C9366-20, President Reagan responding to questions during a press conference in the East Room. 07/28/1982.

C9454-4, President Reagan talks to the press on the South Lawn upon arrival via Marine One from Camp David. 07/30/1982.

C10314-3, President Reagan responding to questions during a press conference in the East Room. 09/28/1982.

C10314-13A, President Reagan responding to questions during a press conference in the East Room. 09/28/1982.

C11098-5, President Reagan and Vice President Bush speaking to the press in the Rose Garden.  11/03/1982.

C11912-17A, President Reagan making statement on future of the MX Missile with Senators Ted Stevens, John Tower, Howard Baker and Congressman Bob Michel. 12/14/1982.

C13876-4, President Reagan's arrival via Marine One from Camp David, Question and answer session with press on Middle East. 04/10/1983.

C15720-13A, President Reagan taking questions at his 18th press conference in the East Room. 06/28/1983.

C16499-19A, President Reagan giving a press briefing on foreign policy issues in press room. 08/11/1983.

C18061-3, President Reagan's Announcement to the press on the Appointment of Donald Rumsfeld as Personal representative to Middle East in the Press Room. 11/03/1983.

C20865-26, President Reagan taking questions at his 23rd press conference in the East Room. 04/04/1984.

C22000-23, President Reagan taking questions at his 24th press conference in the East Room. 05/22/1984.

C25588-10, President Reagan talking to press before his departure via Marine One for Final Campaign trip. 11/01/1984.

C30469-4, President Reagan holding a press briefing in the oval office. 08/05/1985.

C30472-7A, President Reagan holding a press briefing in the oval office. 08/05/1985.

C30692-25, President Reagan, Beryl Sprinkel and Larry Speakes during a press briefing on the economy in the Press Room. 09/06/1985.

C30693-24A, President Reagan during a press briefing on the economy in the Press Room. 09/06/1985.

C30717-14, President Reagan making a statement to the press on economic sanctions against South Africa in the Oval Office. 09/09/1985.

C32817-9, President Reagan taking questions at his 33rd press conference, with Helen Thomas standing in front, in the East Room. 01/07/1986.

C33707-9, President Reagan announcing the appointment of Ambassador Philip Habib as special envoy for Central America in the Press Room. 03/07/1986.

C35484-11, President Reagan taking questions at his 37th press conference in the East Room. 06/11/1986.

C35475-19, President Reagan taking questions at his 37th press conference in the East Room. 06/11/1986.

C36448-12, President Reagan giving a Press Briefing on the Campaign Against Drug Abuse in the Press Room. 08/04/1986.

C36451-5, President Reagan giving a Press Briefing on the Campaign Against Drug Abuse in the Press Room. 08/04/1986.

C36453-11, President Reagan giving a Press Briefing on the Campaign Against Drug Abuse in the Press Room. 08/04/1986.

C38037-23, A Briefing for President Reagan for an upcoming Press conference with Senior White House Staff in the White House Theater. 11/19/1986.

C38883-20, Larry Speakes last Press Briefing in the Press Room. 01/30/1987.

C38906-8, Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater during a Press Briefing in the Press Room. 02/02/1987.

C39353-18, President Reagan making a statement to the press on Intermediate Nuclear Forces(INF) with Howard Baker in the Press Room. 03/03/1987.

C39760-35, President Reagan talking to the Press during his arrival via Air Force One at the Columbia airport in Columbia, Missouri. 03/26/1987.

C42071-18, President Reagan's remarks to the press announcing the Central American Peace Initiative in the Press Room with George Shultz. 08/05/1987.

C42573-16, President Reagan giving a statement on the US-Soviet diplomatic talks with Secretary George Shultz in the Press Room. 09/18/1987.

C43240-15, President Reagan giving a Press Conference in the East Room. 10/22/1987.

C43769-26, President Reagan making an announcement to the press on the Federal Deficit reduction budget plan for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 with Jim Wright, Thomas Foley, Robert Michel, Robert Byrd and Robert Dole in the Press Room. 11/20/1987.

C43764-13A, The Press photographers in the oval office with Frank Carlucci, Secretary George Shultz and Thomas Pickering during a Working visit of Prime Minister Shamir of Israel. Room. 11/20/1987.

C47022-5, President Reagan in the Press Room during a Question and Answer session with the Press. 05/17/1988.

C47914-24, President Reagan giving a press conference at the G-7 Economic Summit at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada. 06/21/1988.

C48612-36, President Reagan taking questions from the press on the Veto of the Defense Appropriation Bill in the Press Room. 08/03/1988.

C48727-18, President Reagan announcing the resignation of William Bennett and nomination of Dr. Lauro Cavazos as Secretary of Education in the Press Room. 08/09/1988.

C49840-8, President Reagan answering questions from the press in the Rose Garden, 10/13/1988. 

C50867-30, President Reagan answers questions during his final press conference in the East Room, 12/08/1988.

C50882-14, President Reagan answers questions during his final press conference in the East Room, 12/08/1988.