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 reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

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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


 

Appointments and Nominations, June 23, 1988

Nomination of Frederick K. Goodwin To Be Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration

June 23, 1988

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frederick K. Goodwin to be Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services. He would succeed Donald Ian Macdonald.

Since 1982 Dr. Goodwin has been Scientific Director of the National Institute of Mental Health for the Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to this he was Chief of Clinical Psychobiology for the National Institute of Mental Health, 1977 - 1982. He has also served as chief of the section on psychiatry in the laboratory of clinical science. Dr. Goodwin's clinical research interests have been focused on biological and psychological factors in major depressive illness and in manic-depressive illness.

Dr. Goodwin graduated from Georgetown University (B.S., 1958) and St. Louis University School of Medicine (M.D., 1963). He was born April 21, 1936, in Cincinnati, OH. He is married, has three children, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD.

 

Appointment of Allan C. Carlson as a Member of the National Commission on Children

June 23, 1988

The President today announced his intention to appoint Allan C. Carlson to be a member of the National Commission on Children for a term expiring March 31, 1989. This is a new position.

Since 1986 Mr. Carlson has been president and director of the Center on the Family in America for the Rockford Institute in Rockford, IL. Prior to this he was executive president of the Rockford Institute, 1981 - 1986. He has also been an assistant to the president and lecturer in history at Gettysburg College, 1979 - 1981; NEH fellow of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in 1979; and assistant director in the office for governmental affairs at the Lutheran Council in the U.S.A.

Mr. Carlson graduated from Augustana College (A.B., 1971) and Ohio University (Ph.D., 1978). He was born May 7, 1949, in Des Moines, IA. He served in the Iowa National Guard, 1971 - 1979. He is married, has three children, and resides in Rockford.