Videotape and Audiotape Collection
White House Communications Agency (WHCA) videotapes: 1981-89 (6,917 items)
The WHCA collection consists of President Reagan's televised appearances on various networks. The videotapes are arranged chronologically and include speeches, press briefings and programs featuring President Reagan, Nancy Reagan and White House staff; daily news reports from major news networks, Republican and Democratic National Conventions (1984 and 1988) and confirmation hearings. Viewing facilities are available at the Library and copies may be purchased. However, the majority of the collection is restricted by copyright.
White House Communications Agency (WHCA) audiotapes: 1981-89 (9,633 items)
The WHCA collection is arranged chronologically and consists of President Reagan's speeches, press briefings and other public statements. Also included are separate, smaller collections of Nancy Reagan statements and White House Staff statements. This collections are in the public domain.