Speakers & Programs

February – March 2015

Feb
11
Wed
Book Lecture: “America Invades” by Christopher Kelly @ Nixon Library
Feb 11 @ 7:00 PM

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Christopher Kelly

Author of America Invades: How We’ve Invaded
 or Been Militarily Involved with Almost Every Country on Earth

Christopher Kelly takes readers on a global tour of America’s military involvement with nearly every country in the world.

From the Halls of Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli and everywhere in between, this popular history documents the triumphs and the tragedies of American forces serving overseas.

PLUS: Christopher Kelly will be joined by iconic Western movie star Hugh O’Brian for a special book signing of his lively memoir Hugh O’Brian or What’s Left of Him.

If you can’t attend, click here to order autographed copies of America Invades or click here to order autographed copies of Hugh O Brian, or What’s Left of Him. We’ll ship the day after their appearance.

Feb
16
Mon
Presidents Day Celebration
Feb 16 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

02.15_Presidents Day_400x320Mount Rushmore comes to life at the Nixon Library!

Admission to the Nixon Library is free and open to the public all day.

Meet Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt all day and the first 100 guests will enjoy a free slice of cherry pie.

RSVP here:

The Return of George Washington: A Presidents Day Lecture
Feb 16 @ 6:00 PM

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Edward Larson

Author of The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789

Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Larson takes a new look at George Washington’s career to reveal the importance of what he did after the American Revolution.

By coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first Commander in Chief, he saved the future of the United States.

If you can’t attend, click here to order autographed books and we’ll ship the day after the event.

Feb
17
Tue
Meet Congressmen Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX) @ Nixon Library
Feb 17 @ 7:00 PM

Davis and FrostCo-authors of “The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis”

Congressmen Tom Davis (R-VA) and Martin Frost (D-TX) – former chairs of the Republican and Democratic House campaign committees – will provide great insight and a wealth of anecdotes to dissect the causes of legislative gridlock and offer a common sense, bi-partisan plan for making our Congress function again.

Tom Davis served in Congress from 1994 to 2008 representing Virginia’s 11th district. During that time, he served as House GOP campaign chairman for two cycles (2000 and 2002), and chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight before retiring, undefeated, in 2008.

Martin Frost served 26 years in Congress representing the Dallas–Ft. Worth area in North Texas. During that time he served four years as chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and four years as Chair of the House Democratic Caucus.

If you can’t attend, click here to order autographed books and we’ll ship the day after the event.

Feb
23
Mon
America’s Challenge: Defeating ISIS and Global Terrorism – A Lecture with Van Hipp
Feb 23 @ 7:00 PM

van-hippBook Launch of “The New Terrorism: How to Fight It and Defeat It”

The program will be introduced by President Nixon’s brother, Edward Nixon.

Van Hipp, the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army discusses America’s 21st century challenge – defeating ISIS and terrorism around the globe.

If you can’t attend, click here to order autographed books and we’ll ship the day after the event.

Mar
10
Tue
Meet Sharyl Attkisson @ Nixon Library
Mar 10 @ 7:00 PM

Sharyl Attkisson

Sharyl Attkisson

Author of Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation and Harassment in Obama’s Washington

The Emmy-award winner reveals how she was the target of hacking and surveillance while reporting in Washington DC and offers an incisive critique of the media and the shrinking
role of investigative journalism in today’s world.

Sharyl Attkisson has been a journalist for more than 20 years. During that time she has exposed scandals and covered controversies under both Republican and Democratic administrations.

If you can’t attend, click here to order autographed books and we’ll ship the day after the event.