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Ronald Reagan Announcement for Presidential Candidacy

Thank you for coming. I have called this press conference to announce that I am a candidate for the Presidency and to ask for the support of all Americans who share my belief that our nation needs to ...

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Ronald Reagans announcement for Presidential Candidacy, 1979

January 13, 1979 (01/13/1979) Good evening. I am here tonight to announce my intention to seek the Republican nomination for President of the United States. I'm sure that each of us has seen our count...

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Republican National Convention Acceptance Speech, 1980

July 17, 1980 (07/17/1980) Mr. Chairman, delegates to the Convention, my fellow citizens of this great nation: With a deep awareness of the responsibility conferred by your trust, I accept your nomina...

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Peace: Restoring the Margin of Safety

Given at the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Convention, Chicago, Illinois August 18, 1980 (08/18/1980) Thank you Commander Vanderclute. Four weeks ago, I was deeply honored to go before a national conventi...

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Exchange With Reporters on the Release of the American Hostages in Iran

January 20, 1981 (01/20/1981) The President. One of the last official acts the President [Jimmy Carter] did, and which I am privileged to implement, is to restring the tree [National Community Christm...

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Remarks on Signing a Memorandum Directing Reductions in Federal Spending

January 22, 1981 (01/22/1981) Two days ago I signed a Federal hiring freeze, which started the process of bringing the runaway budget under control, and today that process continues in the form of fou...

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Message to the Freed American Hostages

January 22, 1981 (01/22/1981) Welcome to Freedom. While we at home cannot begin to know the depth of your feelings, we want you to know of our profound respect for your professionalism and patriotism ...

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Remarks Announcing the Selection of Murray L. Weidenbaum as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors

January 23, 1981 (01/23/1981) The President. Good morning, all -- my first morning without the Marine Band. It seemed very quiet getting down here. I want to make an announcement, say a few words abou...

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Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for the Freed American Hostages

January 27, 1981 (01/27/1981) The President. Cardinal Cooke, thank you, I think, for delivering this weather. We had been promised showers. We're most grateful. Welcome to the Ambassadors of our frien...

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Statement on Signing Executive Order 12287, Providing for the Decontrol of Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products

January 28, 1981 (01/28/1981) I am ordering, effective immediately, the elimination of remaining Federal controls on U.S. oil production and marketing. For more than 9 years, restrictive price control...

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