Public Papers of the Presidents

Featured Content Presidents Barack H. Obama, George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George H. W. Bush


The Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States includes public writings, addresses, remarks made by the president, and photo galleries.

The series is published by the National Archives' Office of the Federal Register and includes two books per year each covering a six month period from President Hoover to President Obama, with the exception of President Roosevelt who chose to have his papers published privately.


Browse the Public Papers of Barack H. Obama, George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George H. W. Bush


President Bush greeting firefighter Bob Beckwith after receiving the Ground Zero bullhorn in the Oval Office, February 25, 2002

President Bush greeting firefighter Bob Beckwith after receiving the Ground Zero bullhorn in the Oval Office, February 25, 2002

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: George W. Bush, (2002, Book I)

President Clinton signing the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 on the south lawn, May 4, 1994

President Clinton Signing the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 on the South Lawn, May 4, 1994

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton, (1994, Book I)

President Bush at Mount Paran Christian School in Marietta, GA, May 27, 1992

President Bush at Mount Paran Christian School in Marietta, GA, May 27, 1992

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: George H.W. Bush, (1992, Book I)