Buchanan: RN a Great Survivor

Buchanan gave a behind the scenes account of RN's historic '68 victory.

Political commentator and New York Times best selling author Pat Buchanan came to the Richard Nixon Library on July 21 to discuss his new book, The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose From Defeat to Create the New Majority. The former Nixon adviser and speechwriter discussed RN’s historic 1966-68 comeback from political wilderness to the […]

Kids Take an Adventure with Teddy Roosevelt

The dynamic 26th President told youngsters about his amazing history.

The 26th President of the United States told stories of exploring the safari, climbing mountains and hiking the frontiers of America’s wilderness during this summer’s fourth “Meet the Presidents” event. Teddy Roosevelt echoed his famous 1899 speech when he stressed the importance of living a strenuous life. He encouraged the group to persevere, overcome hardship […]

Nixon Library Celebrates 24 Years

Presidents Ford, Reagan, Nixon, and Bush with their wives Betty, Nancy, Pat, and Barbara posing in front of the newly dedicated Richard Nixon Library on July 19, 1990.

On a hot July 19, 1990, more than 50,000 Nixon friends, family, supporters, neighbors, and former campaign and administration officials accompanied President and Mrs. Nixon and three U.S. Presidents to dedicate his Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California. “Nothing we have ever seen matches this moment – to be welcomed home again so warmly […]

Honest Abe Comes to the Library

More than 200 came to hear from the 16th U.S. President.

Children, families and student groups who came to this summer’s third “Meet the Presidents” event were treated to a special visit by the “Great Emancipator,” our 16th President Abraham Lincoln. Mr. Lincoln spoke about his humble beginnings in rural America and how his love for reading and gaining new knowledge was vital to his rise […]

Thomas Jefferson Talks The Declaration of Independence

President Jefferson spoke to young history fans in the East Room.

The third president of the United States educated kids about his important role as an American Founding Father and main author of one of our country’s most important documents. He discussed the significance of the Louisiana Purchase, the exciting adventures of explorers Lewis and Clark and what inspired him to write the Declaration of Independence. […]

Youngsters Meet the First President

The Nixon Foundation's "Meet The Presidents" summer series began July 1st.

George Washington opened the “Meet the Presidents” educational summer series with fascinating facts about his role in the founding of our nation and service as the first Commander-in-Chief. Following the lecture, children in attendance enjoyed pictures with President Washington, delighted in free punch and cookies, got to see his collection of rare colonial artifacts and […]

Photo Exhibit Shows U.S.-China WWII Cooperation

Free opening program on Wednesday, July 23 at 7 PM.

Madam Li Xiaolin President of the Chinese Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, will open “A Salute to Friendship” a unique display of over 80 visually compelling photos, reflecting the sincere cooperation and friendship between Chinese and American soldiers in WWII. Madam Li is the daughter of former Chinese President Li Xiannian, who was a […]

James Rogan Tours Baseball Exhibit, Launches Book

James Rogan shows his Hank Aaron signed bat on loan to the Library.

Former California congressman James Rogan introduced his new book, ‘And Then I Met…’ Stories of Growing Up, Meeting Famous People, and Annoying the Hell Out of Them, at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on Friday, July 4th. Rogan’s profound interest in government, politics and history led him to encounters with U.S. Presidents, sports […]

William H. Baribault Elected CEO, President of the Richard Nixon Foundation

Baribault is a prominent Southern California businessman and consultant with experience in business, professional, and non-profit organizations.

Yorba Linda, CA, – June 18, 2014 – The Board of Directors of the Richard Nixon Foundation announced today that it had elected William H. Baribault as its new CEO and President. The appointment takes effect on July 1, 2014. As CEO and President, Baribault will direct all aspects of the Richard Nixon Foundation’s activities […]

PBS Show “Things Green” Features the Library’s Gardens

Host Nick Federoff interviewed former Foundation President Sandy Quinn.

America’s Natural Master Gardener, Nick Federoff, came to the Nixon Library’s magnificent rose gardens to showcase the history and significance of the grounds for his PBS show “Things Green.” Federoff interviewed former Foundation President Sandy Quinn about notable figures who have dedicated special areas of the gardens, such as Senator Bob Dole, First Ladies Lady […]

Col. Oliver North Uncovers Letter He Penned to RN

Col. North and Museum Curator Olivia Anastasiadis view the letter in the special exhibit "Farewell, Mr. President."

Before Col. Oliver North took the stage in front of a capacity crowd in the East Room, he explored the new exhibit Farewell, Mr. President to see an old letter he wrote to the 37th President. On April 19, 1994, he penned a short note wishing RN well following the stroke that would claim his […]