KTLA Covers Presidents Day Celebration

Families from all over Southern California celebrated at the Nixon Library.

KTLA’s Gayle Anderson, the presidents of Mount Rushmore and more than 5,000 visitors celebrated Presidents Day at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt greeted visitors, took photos and answered presidential trivia all day, including a special “Meet the Presidents” program in the East Room. Click here to […]

Melanie Eisenhower Visits the Nixon Library

Nixon Foundation research assistant, Chris Barber, shows Melanie Eisenhower letters written between her grandfather, Richard Nixon and great-grandfather  Gen. Eisenhower.

President and Mrs. Nixon’s granddaughter, Melanie Eisenhower, visited the Nixon Library on February 13. She is the youngest daughter of Julie and David Eisenhower and resides in Pennsylvania. She toured the white farmhouse where President Nixon was born 102 years ago, the presidential library galleries and archives and the memorial sites of her grandparents. As a […]

Tribute to the President: Richard Nixon’s 102nd Birthday

A wreath sent from President Obama was laid at RN's memorial.

The 102nd anniversary of the birth of America’s 37th President was marked with a wreath laying ceremony, remembrances by his younger brother Ed and a presentation on RN’s legacy by Nixon biographer Stephen Hess. On behalf of President Barack Obama, Rear Admiral Patrick Lorge, Commander of Nacy Region Southwest laid a wreath at the President’s […]

Stephen Hess Discusses Nixon and Moynihan

He discussed his new book, "The Professor and the President"

Historian and Nixon biographer Stephen Hess talked his new book, “The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House,” on January 9th, marking the 102nd birthday of President Nixon. Hess brings the unique perspective of working for both Richard Nixon and his top urban affairs advisor Daniel Patrick Moynihan to tell […]

In Memory of Martin Anderson

Anderson helped bring an end to the military draft as RN's Special Assistant

Martin Anderson, a man who served four U.S. presidents throughout his life of public service, passed away January 3 at the age of 78. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the MIT Sloan School of Management, Anderson specialized in the field of industrial management. At the young age of 28, he received tenure at Columbia […]

Nixon Legacy Forum: Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

Panelists all officials from RN's National Security Council (left to right): John Negroponte, Winston Lord, KT McFarland, and William Richard Smyser.

Former National Security Council officials from the Nixon-era gathered for a panel to examine the chronology, key players and impact of the Paris Peace Accords. On January 23, 1973, President Nixon announced that Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North Vietnamese negotiator, had initialed a peace agreement in Paris “to […]

Heroes Remembered at the Nixon Library

Each family received an ornament dedicated to their fallen hero.

The Nixon Foundation honored armed service members who lost their lives in Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam at the annual Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication on Sunday, December 7th. Each fallen hero was recognized by name and families received personal ornaments to display on the special Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree. Ornaments were presented by Orange County […]

Veterans Honored at Foundation’s Annual Commemoration

Those who served were recognized and applauded on Veterans Day.

Former National Security Advisor, Robert “Bud” McFarlane, began his Veterans Day keynote address by thanking the East Room audience of more than 400. “All of you came here for a special reason. You got up on a holiday and you clearly had choices but you chose to come and honor veterans – men and women […]

Nixon Officials Discuss the Opening of China

Panelists gave a behind the scenes look at "The Week That Changed the World."

Former National Security Council and State Department officials from the Nixon-era gathered at the National Archives in Washington, DC for a panel on their behind-the-scenes efforts in support of President Nixon’s opening to China. The 37th President’s historic 1972 visit was the public result of a series of secret and sensitive diplomatic initiatives which effectively […]

Kissinger Makes Special Appearance at Nixon Library

The 56th Secretary of State discussed global affairs and foreign policy.

An enthusiastic East Room crowd of students, leaders and supporters was treated to an afternoon of insight and reflection from a man who has helped shaped American foreign policy for more than 40 years. Dr. Henry Kissinger made a rare special appearance at the Nixon Library for an interview and discussion with historian Frank Gannon […]