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 […]

Dr. Ben Carson Applauds Nixon Health Care

Dr. Carson spoke to a crowd of 700 in the East Room.

World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson stopped by the Nixon Library to greet an ecstatic crowd of fans and supporters and sign copies of his New York Times #1 best seller, One Nation. Before the book signing, Dr. Carson took the stage in the East Room to welcome the crowd, talk about current Washington politics and […]

Gingrich Talks the Midterm Elections, New Technologies

The former House Speaker discussed the 2014 midterm elections.

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich returned to the Richard Nixon Library and Museum to talk current world affairs and gave his expert predictions on the 2014 midterms. He followed the talk with a book signing accompanied by his wife Callista. Callista Gingrich signed the latest book in her New York Times best selling […]

“Play Ball!” Open Through November 2nd

Exhibit goes into extra innings through the end of baseball season.

OPEN UNTIL NOVEMBER 2nd – Play Ball! A spectacular showcase of U.S. Presidents and the game of baseball now on display at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. “Baseball has always had legions of celebrity fans, but few were more enthusiastic and knowledgeable than President Nixon,” said Peter Ueberroth, Major League Baseball Commissioner 1984-1989. […]

Basketball Writer Seth Davis Talks Coach Wooden

The Whittier College men's basketball team welcomed Seth Davis.

President Nixon and UCLA basketball coach John Wooden were both towering figures of the 1960′s and 1970′s. While the 37th President was planning his historic trip to China and negotiating arms limitations with the Soviet Union, John Wooden was in the middle of a record-breaking championship run of 10 NCAA titles and 88 consecutive victories. […]

Nixon White House Tapes Discussed

From left: Luke Nichter and former Nixon White House aide Frank Gannon.

The Nixon White House tapes have delivered more than 3,000 hours of unique historical material. Luke A. Nichter, Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University – Central Texas, is a noted expert on the Nixon tapes, and offers free access to all publicly released tapes at his website nixontapes.org. His new book, The Nixon […]

Dr. Henry Ramirez Talks Nixon and Latinos

He discussed his book "A Chicano in the White House: The Nixon No One Knew."

Dr. Henry Ramirez was the newly appointed chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish Speaking People when he met President Nixon on August 5, 1971, for the committee’s first meeting in the West Wing. Little did he know how great of an impact that day would have on Mexican Americans across the country. […]

RN: ‘The First Architectural President’

Nixon White House budget officials (left to right): Richard Nathan, Ed Harper, Andrew Rouse and Paul O'Neill.

September 11, 2014 – Nixon administration budget officials gathered at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business in Philadelphia to discuss the pivotal role of the Office of Management Budget following the 37th President’s re-organization of the executive branch. Participants included former Secretary of the Treasury Paul O’Neill, who also served as assistant director of OMB […]

9/11 Remembered at the Nixon Library

Presentation of the Colors at the September 11th ceremony.

“As long as there are terrorists out there we must and we will remain vigilant at home and overseas,” said Lt. Gen. David Berger, Commanding General of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, during his keynote remarks in the East Room on September 11th, 2014. More than 600 people attended the solemn tribute to reflect upon […]

Behind the Scenes Look at Rare Nixon Interviews

LBJ Library Director Mark Updegrove interviewed former RN aide Frank Gannon.

“It’s Richard Nixon like you’ve never seen him before,” said LBJ Library Director Mark Updegrove as he opened a program with former Nixon White House aide Frank Gannon to discuss Gannon’s 1983 interviews with the 37th president. The two discussed how Gannon came to work in the White House and his memories of RN’s last […]