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 Matthew V. Scocozza To Be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation

August 8, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate Matthew V. Scocozza to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation (Policy and International Affairs). He would succeed Judith T. Connor.

Since 1982 Mr. Scocozza has been serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Transportation and Telecommunications. Previously he was senior counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, in 1977 - 1982; senior attorney for the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1976 - 1977; minority counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, in 1975 - 1976; legislative director for Congressman Silvio O. Conte in 1975 - 1976; and trial attorney for the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1974 - 1975.

Mr. Scocozza graduated from Murray State University (B.S., 1970) and the University of Tennessee, College of Law (J.D., 1973). He resides in Washington, D.C., and was born October 13, 1948.