National Archives and Records Administration News Release
For Immediate Release
December 20, 2001

Previously Withheld Reagan
Presidential Materials to be Released



College Park, MD. . .Approximately 8,000 pages of materials from the records of Ronald Reagan's Presidency that were previously withheld under the Presidential Records Act restriction for confidential advice between White House officials. These records are the first segment of the approximately 68,000 pages of records that the National Archives Records Administration proposed to release earlier this year. In accordance with Executive Order 13233, representatives of former President Reagan and President Bush have reviewed these records and have chosen not to assert any constitutionally based privilege.

This opening consists of records from the staff member and office files, National Security Council files, and the alphabetically arranged Subject Files of the White House Office of Records Management (WHORM), beginning with Agriculture, Arts, Atomic/Nuclear Energy, and Business/Economics.


The Research Room
The Ronald Reagan Library,
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065-0600
PHONE: 800-410-8354


9 A.M.
Thursday, January 3, 2002

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Source: National Archives

Response from Public Citizen, December 20, 2001.