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UCSB Libraries Acquires Lou Cannon Papers

Posted by UCSB Library on April 14, 2009

UCSB Library’s Department of Special Collections has recently acquired the papers of author Lou Cannon, former White House correspondent and noted biographer of Ronald Reagan. He has also authored an extensive social history of the Rodney King beatings and the resultant 1992 Los Angeles riots.

“The Ronald Reagan and the Rodney King archives that are now housed in Special Collections at UC Santa Barbara represent my life’s work, and I’m pleased they’ve found such a good home,” said Cannon.

For additional information about the collections, please see the press release or contact the Department of Special Collections at (805) 893-3062 or


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