Ronald Reagan Photo Gallery and related media
Reagan Introducing ''Star Wars''
Reagan pushed for the experimental "Star Wars" defense plan, which called for a missile defense shield in space to protect the United States.
Related Photo Galleries (8)
Ronald Reagan(19 Photos)
View an image slideshow on President Ronald Reagan.
Richard Nixon(18 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Richard Nixon.
John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy(20 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy.
Gerald Ford(20 Photos)
View an image slideshow on President Gerald Ford.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower(19 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman(19 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Harry S. Truman.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson(19 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson.
Jimmy Carter(16 Photos)
View an image slideshow on President Jimmy Carter.
Related Videos (5)
The Great Communicator
The Great CommunicatorVideo Clip (4:18)
Video Clip (4:18)
Ronald Reagan galvanized the American public through his famous speeches that helped redefine American politics in the 1980s.
Tom Brokaw on 60s music
Tom Brokaw on 60s musicVideo Clip (1:05)
Video Clip (1:05)
Tom Brokaw reflects on the music of the 1960s.
Mutiny in George Washington's Army
Mutiny in George Washington's ArmyVideo Clip (2:02)
Video Clip (2:02)
Spoken word poet Staceyann Chin and actor Michael O'Malley read the words of Samuel DeWees, a soldier in Washington's army, as he tells the story of mutiny on the Pennsylvania line in 1781.
Matt Damon: The Declaration of Independence
Matt Damon: The Declaration of IndependenceVideo Clip (2:02)
Video Clip (2:02)
Actor Matt Damon performs and discusses the Declaration of Independence.
The Tragic Life of Marilyn Monroe
The Tragic Life of Marilyn MonroeVideo Clip (1:38)
Video Clip (1:38)
Breaking News: Death of a Star. Marilyn Monroe Dies Tragically. Box office favorite Marilyn Monroe, 36, was discovered deceased in her bed in 1962. This video clip is courtesy of The History Channel.
Related Speeches & Audio (6)
Charlie Chaplin Leaves U.S. Under Pressure
Charlie Chaplin Leaves U.S. Under PressureAudio Clip (0:36)
Audio Clip (0:36)
A September 21, 1952, broadcast describes Charlie Chaplin's departure from the United States. The movie star was forced out of the country for suspected communist sympathies
Reagan Addresses British Parliament
Reagan Addresses British ParliamentAudio Clip (0:17)
Audio Clip (0:17)
On June 8, 1982, in the first speech by an American president to a meeting of both houses of the British Parliament, President Ronald Reagan presents his hope for a future that would "leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash heap of history."
Will Rogers Nominates Henry Ford for President
Will Rogers Nominates Henry Ford for PresidentAudio Clip (2:00)
Audio Clip (2:00)
On May 31, 1923, at a New York City event, American humorist and folk hero Will Rogers nominates automaker Henry Ford for U.S. president.
Nixon Reelected to Presidency
Nixon Reelected to PresidencyAudio Clip (1:03)
Audio Clip (1:03)
On November 7, 1972, incumbent President Richard Nixon won a second term in a landslide victory over Democrat George McGovern. In a brief statement from the Oval Office, President Nixon promises to bring "peace with honor" in Vietnam and to usher in a "new era of peace" with the Soviet Union.
The Eisenhower Doctrine
The Eisenhower DoctrineAudio Clip (1:01)
Audio Clip (1:01)
In order to suppress growing Soviet influence in the Middle East following the Suez Crisis of 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower appears before a joint session of Congress on January 5, 1957, to present a policy that will become known as the Eisenhower Doctrine. It holds that the United States would be authorized to provide military assistance "to secure and protect the territorial integrity" of any nations threatened by international communism.
Eisenhower's Inaugural Address
Eisenhower's Inaugural AddressAudio Clip (5:51)
Audio Clip (5:51)
When Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the 34th president of the United States on January 20, 1953, his inaugural address lays out a nine-point plan for achieving world peace.
Most Popular Videos on History.com
From the rigors of linking the continent by wagon trails to the transcontinental railway, the engineering of steel-structured buildings, through to landing on the moon, this epic 12-part series is a grand cinematic vision of how the USA was built.
Experience for yourself the historical and personal impact of the Civil War.
Experience the turbulent events that ignited the bloodiest, most divisive war this country has known.
Keep up with the latest History shows, online features, special offers and more.Sign up