Miller Center

Ronald Reagan Oral Histories

The Ronald Reagan Oral History includes some forty-five interviews with those most closely involved in Reagan’s political career, including Cabinet members, White House staff, and campaign advisors. Among those who have been interviewed are Richard Allen, Frank Carlucci, James Miller, George Shultz, William Webster, and Caspar Weinberger. Copies of the transcripts are housed at the Miller Center’s Scripps Library and at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. more →

Interviews

Respondent Position
Kenneth Adelman Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Richard Allen Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Annelise Anderson Associate Director, Office of Management and Budget
Martin Anderson Assistant to the President for Policy Development
Howard H. Baker, Jr. Senate Majority Leader; White House Chief of Staff
James A. Baker, III White House Chief of Staff; Secretary of the Treasury
Aram Bakshian, Jr. Director of Speechwriting
Otis Bowen, M.D. Secretary of Health and Human Services
Frank Carlucci Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; Secretary of Defense
William P. Clark Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; Secretary of the Interior
A.B. Culvahouse White House Counsel
Michael Deaver Deputy Chief of Staff
Joanne Drake Chief of Staff, Office of Ronald Reagan
Fred Fielding White House Counsel
Max Friedersdorf Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
Peter Hannaford Campaign Advisor
Edwin Harper Assistant to the President for Policy Development; Deputy OMB Director
John Hutton, M.D. White House Physician
E. Pendleton James Director, Office of Presidential Personnel
Kenneth Khachigian Chief Speechwriter
James Kuhn Personal Aide to the President
Paul Laxalt U.S. Senator
Edwin Meese, III Counsellor to the President; Attorney General
James Miller Director, Office of Management and Budget
Lyn Nofziger Assistant to the President for Political Affairs
Kathleen Osborne Personal Assistant
Edward Rowny Special Representative for Arms Control and Disarmament Negotiations
Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling; Chief of Staff, Office of Ronald Reagan
George P. Shultz Secretary of State
Abraham D. Sofaer State Department Legal Advisor
Stuart Spencer Campaign Advisor
Robert Tuttle and Maureen Molloy Director, Office of Presidential Personnel
Peter Wallison White House Counsel
William H. Webster FBI Director; Director of Central Intelligence
Caspar Weinberger Secretary of Defense
Charles Z. Wick Director, United States Information Agency