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.




Appointment of Irene Pollin as a Member of the National Cancer Advisory Board

May 16, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint Irene Pollin to be a member of the National Cancer Advisory Board for a term expiring March 9, 1992. She would succeed J. Gale Katterhagen.

Since 1982 Mrs. Pollin has been engaged in private practice as a psychiatric social worker in Chevy Chase, MD, and currently serves as executive director of the Medical Crisis Counseling Center at the Washington Hospital Center. Previously, she was executive director of the Linda Pollin Institute, 1980 - 1982, and founder and chairman of the Advisory Council on the Linda Pollin Professorship at the University of Maryland, 1982 - 1986.

Mrs. Pollin graduated from American University (B.S., 1971) and Catholic University (M.S.W., 1974). She is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. Mrs. Pollin was born on June 29, 1924, in St. Louis, MO.