Some papers have been released to the public that were written by people in the Reagan administration. They are on show at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley California.
The questions raised range from "why are we so nice" to so and so to the reasoning behind Reagan's unpopularity with female voters ("project him as a 'man's man.'")
Here http://www.guardian.co.uk/... are some memos written by staff within the Reagan administration. Or you can click on the source to read the excerpts.