This collection contains sound recordings, transcripts, correspondence, and other documents related to the radio broadcast
Viewpoint with Ronald Reagan and
Ronald Reagan Radio Commentary as well as the LP records
Ronald Reagan: The Great Moments (aborted) and
Ronald Reagan: On the Air. O'Connor Creative Services produced both the radio series and the LPs. A variety of domestic and international topics are
covered including the economy, oil, guns, religion, taxes, energy, and welfare. Era-specific subjects such as conflict in
Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia) and the Torrijos-Carter Treaties that returned control of the Panama Canal to Panama receive
The series Viewpoint with Ronald Reagan and Ronald Reagan Radio Commentary were produced by O'Connor Creative Services and concern political conditions in the United States and abroad. The titles
Viewpoint with Ronald Reagan and Ronald Reagan Radio Commentary were used at different times to describe the series: Viewpoint for the programs produced in 1975 and 1976 and Ronald Reagan Radio Commentary for the programs produced in 1977 and 1978. Programming was halted during the times Reagan was a declared candidate for the
presidency: the first occurrence being November 1975, resuming September 1, 1976 after he lost the nomination; the second
being November 1979, when he declared for the 1980 presidential election. Programming ceased altogether following the 1980
3 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 card file box, 3 oversize audio boxes
(7.5 Linear Feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Box 3 and 5-7 closed. Access copies available. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested
at least two business days in advance of intended use.