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The President of the United States is the highest office in the country. The president is the chief executive of the United States, its chief diplomat, commander in chief of the military, head of state, and sets economic policy. Presidential elections are held every four years.
Government Documents has an extensive collection of presidential documents, including the following:
Public papers of the presidents
Call Number: GOVD AE 2.114:
A compilation of speeches, statements, proclamations, and other issuances. Volumes are also available in the HeinOnline Presidential Library (UHM login required). Not all presidents are included in this series; to search for compilations of other presidents' papers, use OneSearch. The Library of Congress has compiled indexes to the papers of earlier presidents (call no. LC 4.7:).
Compilation of presidential documents
Call Number: GOVD AE 2.109:
Includes speeches, addresses, and other public communications of the president. Older issues are available in the HeinOnline Presidential Library (UHM login required).
Economic report of the president
Call Number: GOVD Pr 99.9x:
Prepared by the Council of Economic Advisers, this report gives an overview of U.S. economic policy and annual progress.
We also have transcripts of impeachment hearings, reports issued by presidential commissions, committees, etc.
Presidential directives are not considered public documents and they are not published in the compilations of presidential documents. Information about where to find them is available from the Library of Congress.
HeinOnline: Modern Link to Legal History
The HeinOnline U.S. Presidential Library contains the Public Papers of the Presidents, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and books and other publications about the presidents and the presidency.