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 Clinton Dan McKinnon To Be a Member of the Civil Aeronautics Board, and Designation as Chairman

August 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Clinton Dan McKinnon to be a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board for the term expiring December 31, 1985. Upon confirmation, the President intends to designate him Chairman.

Since 1962 Mr. McKinnon has owned radio station KSON in San Diego, Calif. In 1964 he acquired radio station KSON-FM (San Diego) and KIII-TV (Corpus Christi, Tex.). In 1976 he acquired KMBT-TV in Beaumont, Tex. He also owns House of Hits Music Publishing Firm and was publisher of the La Jolla Light Journal Newspaper in 1969-73.

Mr. McKinnon graduated from the University of Missouri (B.A., 1956) and attended Harvard Graduate School of Business (1968-69). He served in the U.S. Navy in 1956-60 as a naval aviator. He holds a Navy rescue record of 62 air/sea rescues in his career.

Mr. McKinnon has three children and resides in San Diego, Calif. He was born January 27, 1934, in San Bernardino, Calif.