Last Updated: Nov 7, 2013
- American Experience-Reagan
Study Reagan’s speeches in the primary source section of this site -- such as A Time to Choose, 1964 -- -- To Restore America, 1976 -- the First Inaugural Address, 1981 -- The Evil Empire, 1982 -- -- interviews found in the Resources section, and elsewhere. Use these materials to create a speech for Reagan to give to his supporters.
- A Time to Choose, 1964
This speech was given as a stump speech, at speaking engagements, and on television in 1964 in support of Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign. This version is from that broadcast.
- To Restore America, 1976
Speech to America, March 31, 1976.
- First Inaugural Address, 1981
President Ronald Reagan's first inaugural address, January 20, 1981.
- The Evil Empire, 1982
Although President Ronald Reagan did not actually use the phrase "evil empire" in this June 8, 1982 speech, he described the collapse of global communism as inevitable.