Nancy Reagan's Travels as First Lady

1981

 
 

5/16 - Mississippi - christening of guided missile cruiser

 

6/18 - 6/19 - New York City - Prince Charles visit

 

7/23 - London - Royal wedding

 

10/20 - New York City - Anti-drug program; attend Joffrey Ballet

1982

 
 

2/16 - Florida, Texas - visit elementary school re drug program; visit Straight, Inc; Texan’s War on Drugs

 

3/2 - Los Angeles - visit childrens hospital

 

4/1 - Georgia - visit elementary school re drug program; attend Parents conference re drug program

 

5/10 - Illinois - Gateway House drug program; address Northwestern University

 

5/17 - New York City - attend premiere of Annie

 

8/5 - Iowa, Texas - Youth and Shelter Services; parents groups; WHO broadcast; Palmer Drug Abuse Program Conference

 

9/18 - Monaco - attend funeral of Princess Grace

 

9/27 - Mississippi,Alabama, Arkansas - attend first annual Governor’s Conference on Drug Awareness; meet with Drug Research and Education Association of Mississippi

 

10/5 - Los Angeles - promote her book To Love a Child

 

10/22 - Missouri - attend funeral of Bess Truman

 

10/28 - New York - Foster Grandparents Program

 

12/1 - New York - honored for involvement in anti-drug program and Foster Grandparents Program, at Salvation Army luncheon

1983

 
 

1/3 - Los Angeles - dedication of Exceptional Children Foundation headquarters

 

1/24 - New York - attend “Treasures of the Vatican” exhibit

 

2/7 - New York - attend Newsweek anniversary party

 

2/27 - California - visit by British royal family

 

3/10 - Los Angeles - taping of Diff’rent Strokes TV episode re anti-drug program

 

4/13 - Pittsburgh - Chemical People taping re anti-drug program

 

5/1 - California - receive honorary degree from Pepperdine University, Malibu

 

5/4 - New York - receive award from Phoenix House, re anti-drug program

 

8/11 - Denver - visit CENIKOR, re anti-drug program

 

8/23 - Los Angeles - visit John Tracy Clinic, re anti-drug program

 

9/10 - Phoenix - Association for Retarded Citizens event

 

10/11 - New York - Co-host Good Morning America re anti-drug program; unveil ad campaign against drugs

 

12/15 - New York - visit Korean children recovering from heart surgery

1984

 
 

2/14 - Seattle, St. Louis - visit elementary school re anti-drug program; “Chemical People” luncheon; care unit visit

 

2/21 - New York - honored by Rotary International

 

3/12 - Texas, Los Angeles - Houston Magic Circle Women’s Republican Club; tape HOUR Magazine show re anti-drug program

 

4/12 - Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania - attend National Association of Elementary School Principals; alcohol abuse discussion and lunch

 

5/22 - New York - honored at Girls Club of New York dinner; interviews

 

6/19 - Nevada, Arizona - Foster Grandparents event; PTA convention; Kiwanis International Convention

 

7/4 - California - visit elementary school re anti-drug program; Lions Club event re anti-drug program

 

7/10 - New Jersey - visit YMCA camp re anti-drug program

 

9/4 - California, Colorado,Oregon, Washington - visit high school and elementary schools re anti-drug program; visit drug clinic; dedication of care unit

 

9/17 - Michigan, Ohio,Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania - Lions; Straight Inc.; visit junior high school; visit high school

 

10/10-10/12 - South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas - visit elementary schools re anti-drug program

 

10/15 - New York - visit International Center for the Disabled

 

10/22 - California - 1984 campaign events; visit children’s hospital

 

10/29 - Tennessee, Illinois, Iowa - anti-drug program events

 

11/3 - Kentucky, Georgia Louisiana, Mississippi - visit to handicapped children’s hospital

1985

 
 

1/8 - New York - Do public service announcement for cerebral palsy; meet poster child

 

3/12 - Oklahoma, Los Angeles - Operation Aware event; Drug, Alcohol, and Juvenile Delinquency Prevention field trip; honored at USO dinner

 

4/15 - New York - received award from National Fitness Foundation

 

4/25 - Georgia - travel with 18 other First Ladies from various countries, as part of First Ladies’ Conference on Drug Abuse

 

5/2 - Rome - Audience with Pope John Paul II

 

6/17 - New York - Covenant House event re anti-drug program; opening of Harlem Dance Theater

 

7/17 - Virginia - Overnight stay on USS America, for tour and anti-drug briefing

 

7/25 - Ohio - anti-drug program trip; attend second annual Youth to Youth Conference

 

8/8 - Massachusetts - anti-drug program; Bentley College rap session with Peers Educating Peers seminar

 

9/6 - California - tape public service announcements; receive award from Entertainment Industry Council

 

9/23 - Mexico - visit earthquake victims

 

10/20 - New York - First Lady to First Lady Conference on Drug Abuse, at United Nations (President joined her)

 

11/5 - New York - receive award from United Cerebral Palsy Foundation

 

11/24 - California - “Just Say No” rally; Pros For Kids dinner (President joined her)

1986

 
 

2/11 - Missouri - visit CENIKOR (following time with President at ranch)

 

3/20 - Georgia - attend annual PRIDE conference

 

5/2 - Malaysia, Thailand

 

5/18 - Massachusetts - open Annenberg Library and Communication Center at Pine Manor College

 

6/23 - Texas, Los Angeles - accept Kiwanis award; honored by World Affairs Council

 

7/8 - New York - view a performance at the Met

 

7/20 - London - attend Prince Andrew royal wedding

 

9/17 - New York - visit Phoenix House

 

9/25 - Pennsylvania - “Chemical People” anti-drug program

 

10/1 - Missouri - anti-drug program event; United Negro College Fund event

 

10/29 - San Francisco - third annual “Pros for Kids”

 

11/6 - New York - attend Charles C. Dana Foundation event (anti-drug program)

 

11/17 - New York - honored by American Sportcasters Association for anti-drug program

 

11/25 - Nebraska - visit Boys Town re anti-drug program

1987

 
 

2/10 - Los Angeles - visit elementary school re anti-drug program

 

3/9 - Georgia - attend PRIDE conference

 

3/19 - New York - honored at Metropolitan for support of the arts

 

3/24 - Florida - visit TPC village, re anti-drug program

 

5/7 - Louisiana - attend Just Say No rally

 

5/12 - Los Angeles - attend Just Say No rally and Volunteers of America event

 

6/6 - Sweden - re anti-drug program

 

6/25 - New Orleans - attend Just Say No rally

 

7/28 - Maine - visit Agassiz village; summer camp for handicapped children

 

9/16 - Los Angeles - meet with Pope John Paul II, and schoolchildren, re anti-drug program

 

10/7 - Chicago - honored at Ronald McDonald children’s charities dinner

 

10/16 - New Hampshire - attend Foster Grandparents Conference

 

11/11 - New York - attend US debut of pianist Vladimir Feltsman

1988

 
 

1/7 - Tennessee - Foster Grandparents Program event; anti-drug program at elementary school; receive award from the Country Music Association

 

1/11 - New York - receive CFDA award

 

2/4-2/5 - Indiana - visit high school re anti-drug program; attend “Just Say No Night” at basketball game

 

2/24-2/26 - New York - included attending tribute to James Stewart

 

3/21 - New York - attend performance of Phantom of the Opera

 

4/13 - Georgia - attend PRIDE conference

 

4/29-5/2 - California - Nancy Reagan Center

 

6/8 - Florida - attend Foster Grandparents Jamboree

 

10/4 - New York - attend dedication of Nancy Reagan Cardiac Wing at St. Francis Hospital (where Korean children had surgery)

 

10/15 - Los Angeles - World Series events: anti-drug ceremony, throwing out of Game 1 first pitch

 

10/25 - New York - address United Nations General Assembly re drugs

 

10/30 - Los Angeles - receive award from Simon Wiesenthal Center for anti-drug efforts

 

12/6- - New York - included Mikhail Gorbachev visit (President Reagan arrived separately)