Nixon Legacy Forum: Detente and Arms Control with the USSR

Nixon Legacy Forum: Detente and Arms Control with the USSR

The panel featured former members of the National Security Council staff, who discussed their behind-the-scenes efforts, and how Nixon’s diplomacy …read more

Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords

On January 23, 1973, President Nixon announced that Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North …read more

The Opening of China

The Opening of China

President Nixon’s opening to China, including his historic 1972 visit, was the public result of sensitive diplomatic initiatives. Former members …read more

Managing as President: Nixon Creates the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Managing as President: Nixon Creates the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

Participants included former Secretary of the Treasury Paul O’Neill, who also served as assistant director of OMB in the Nixon …read more

Another Historic First: President Nixon and D.C. Home Rule

Another Historic First: President Nixon and D.C. Home Rule

May 16, 2014: Officials from Nixon’s White House domestic policy staff and Department of Justice talked President Nixon’s vision to …read more

President Nixon’s Transformation of the National Security Council

President Nixon’s Transformation of the National Security Council

May 12, 2014: Key members of RN’s staff talked the revitalization of the National Security Council, and how the 37th …read more

Richard Nixon and the Creation of the Modern Presidency

Richard Nixon and the Creation of the Modern Presidency

January 29, 2014: An on-stage discussion featuring Andrew M. Rouse, Executive Director of President Nixon’s Advisory Council on Executive Organization …read more

Panel Discussion: Vietnam POWs, Home with Honor

Panel Discussion: Vietnam POWs, Home with Honor

May 25, 2013: Panel discussion on the extraordinary POW experiences and celebratory homecoming. Cmdr. Everett Alvarez (USN), 8-year POW; Lt. …read more

Nixon and the American Indian: The Movement to Self Determination

Nixon and the American Indian: The Movement to Self Determination

November 17, 2012: At the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., Nixon administration officials discussed the …read more

Nixon to Reagan: Reshaping the Supreme Court

Nixon to Reagan: Reshaping the Supreme Court

November 13, 2012: Nixon aides talk the selection and appointment process of the United States Supreme Court from President Nixon …read more