Reagan Library Closure

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 Please check our website, or  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)

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



Nomination of Kenneth Y. Tomlinson To Be a Member of the Board for International Broadcasting

May 11, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth Y. Tomlinson to be a member of the Board for International Broadcasting for a term expiring April 28, 1990. He would succeed Arch L. Madsen.

Since 1985 Mr. Tomlinson has been the executive editor of Reader's Digest in Pleasantville, NY. Prior to this, he served as managing editor of Reader's Digest, 1984 - 1985; Director of the Voice of America, United States Information Agency, 1982 - 1984; and a correspondent and senior editor of Reader's Digest, 1968 - 1982.

Mr. Tomlinson graduated from Randolph Macon College (B.A., 1966). He was born August 3, 1944, in Mount Airy, NC. Mr. Tomlinson is married, has two children, and resides in Chappaqua, NY.