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The Reagan Diaries

book by Ronald Reagan

The Reagan Diaries is an edited version of diaries written by Ronald Reagan while he was President of the United States.

The Reagan Diaries
Author Ronald Reagan, edited by Douglas Brinkley
Country United States
Language English
Genre Diary
Publisher Harper Collins
Publication date
May 22, 2007
Pages 784
ISBN 0-06-087600-X
OCLC 85850929
973.927092 B 22
LC Class E877 .A3 2007

The book is edited by Douglas Brinkley. The unedited version of Reagan's diaries were published in 2009. Ronald Reagan was president for eight years. During his terms in office, Reagan wrote in his diary about conflicts with the Soviet Union, the Iran–Contra affair, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and his Alzheimer's diagnoses.[1] The edited diaries reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Reagan's original diary is on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.


  1. Shribman, David. (22 May 2007). "'Diaries' reveals the man behind the presidency". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2007-06-16.