What does President Reagan read?
Press secretary James Brady says Reagan is a heavy reader who, in addition to the memos, reports, and documents he sees on a daily basis, is provided with six US newspapers and a news summary from other sources.
Brady sends him the Washington Post, Washington Star, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and The Christian Science Monitor, beginning at about 5 in the morning.
From time to time, the press aide adds, the President may also be shown other newspapers if they contain something he might be particularly interested in.
And all of this before Reagan arrives at the Oval Office at 8:45 or so.m