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.



Nomination of Kalo A. Hineman To Be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

December 10, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kalo A. Hineman to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring June 19, 1986. He would succeed Robert L. Martin.

Since 1947 Mr. Hineman has been a cattleman, rancher, and wheat and milo farmer in Dighton, Kans. He is president and owner of Kalo Hineman Cattle Co. and Kalo Hineman Farm Co. He has also been director, First National Bank of Dighton, since 1955 and a member of the Kansas House of Representatives since 1974.

Mr. Hineman is a member of the Kansas Livestock Association (president, 1972), the National Cattlemen's Association (member, board of directors, 1971-72), American Farm Bureau Federation, and the National Association of Wheat Growers.

He graduated from Kansas State University (D.V.M., 1943). He served in the United States Army, Veterinarian Corps, as a captain in 1943-46. He is married, has four children, and resides in Dighton, Kans. He was born March 4, 1922, in Dighton.