Notice to General Public and Reagan LIbrary Researchers on Closures


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. 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. 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 D. Lowell Jensen To Be an Associate Attorney General

May 4, 1983 The President today announced his intention to nominate D. Lowell Jensen to be Associate Attorney General, Department of Justice. He would succeed Rudolph Giuliani.

Mr. Jensen is presently serving as Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, Department of Justice. Previously he was district attorney of Alameda County, Calif., in 1969 - 1980; assistant district attorney of Alameda County in 1966 - 1969; and deputy district attorney of Alameda County in 1955 - 1966. He served as president of the California District Attorneys Association in 1979 - 1980; member of the board of directors of the California Crime Technological Research Foundation in 1970 - 1974; and chairman of the California Peace Officers Association's law and legislative committee in 1969 - 1977.

He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (A.B., 1949) and the University of California School of Law, Boalt (LL.B., 1952). He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born June 3, 1928, in Brigham, Utah.