Speakers & Programs

January – February 2015

President Nixon’s Birthday Commemoration @ Nixon Library
Jan 9 @ 11:00 AM

RN_Thumbs UpCommemorate the 102nd birthday of America’s 37th President with a full day of special events at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

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

11 AM: Presidential Wreath Laying at the Memorial Site of Richard Nixon

-Laying of a memorial wreath sent from President Barack Obama
-Remarks by Commander of Navy Region Southwest, Rear Admiral Patrick J. Lorge
-Ceremonial musical performances by Navy Band Southwest
-Formal Presentation of the Colors

1 PM: Nixon Legacy Lecture with Stephen Hess

Historian and Nixon biographer Stephen Hess will discuss his new book, The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House.

Hess brings the unique perspective of working for both President Nixon and his top urban affairs advisor Daniel Patrick Moynihan to tell how the two men put partisan politics aside to bring reform to the federal government.

Stephen Hess will sign copies of his book following the lecture. If you are unable to attend, but want autographed copies of The Professor and the President, click here to order and we’ll ship the day after his appearance.

Presidents Day
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.