Nixon Legacy Forums – Richard Nixon Foundation https://www.nixonfoundation.org Discover how Richard Nixon's legacy continues to shape our world at the Nixon Library. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:18:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Richard Nixon: The Final Comeback https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2017/06/richard-nixon-final-comeback/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2017/06/richard-nixon-final-comeback/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:17:30 +0000 https://www.nixonfoundation.org/?p=29675 February 10, 2017: A forum that covers President Nixon’s post-presidential years from 1974-1980 including his comeback to public life; the Frost-Nixon interviews; the writing of his best-selling memoirs, “RN;” and his valued counsel to his White House successor, Ronald Reagan. Panelists include Col. Jack Brennan, Frank Gannon, Ken Khachigian, and moderator Hugh Hewitt.

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February 10, 2017: A forum that covers President Nixon’s post-presidential years from 1974-1980 including his comeback to public life; the Frost-Nixon interviews; the writing of his best-selling memoirs, “RN;” and his valued counsel to his White House successor, Ronald Reagan.

Panelists include Col. Jack Brennan, Frank Gannon, Ken Khachigian, and moderator Hugh Hewitt.

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Nixon Legacy Forum: Detente and Arms Control with the USSR https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2015/02/nixon-legacy-forum-detente-and-arms-control-with-the-ussr/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2015/02/nixon-legacy-forum-detente-and-arms-control-with-the-ussr/#respond Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:11:48 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 with the USSR included detente and arms control. The panel included Phil Odeen, Jan Lodal, Arthur Hartman and Winston Lord, and was moderated by Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland.

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The panel featured former members of the National Security Council staff, who discussed their behind-the-scenes efforts, and how Nixon’s diplomacy with the USSR included detente and arms control. The panel included Phil Odeen, Jan Lodal, Arthur Hartman and Winston Lord, and was moderated by Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland.

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Vietnam and the Paris Peace Accords https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/12/vietnam-and-the-paris-peace-accords/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/12/vietnam-and-the-paris-peace-accords/#respond Sat, 06 Dec 2014 05:12:20 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 Vietnamese negotiator, had initialed a peace agreement in Paris. A panel of former members of the National Security staff will examine the chronology, key players, and impact of the Paris Peace Accords. The panel will […]

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On January 23, 1973, President Nixon announced that Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho, the chief North Vietnamese negotiator, had initialed a peace agreement in Paris. A panel of former members of the National Security staff will examine the chronology, key players, and impact of the Paris Peace Accords. The panel will include Winston Lord, John Negroponte, and Dick Smyser. Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland will moderate. Presented in partnership with the Richard Nixon Foundation.

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The Opening of China https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/11/the-opening-of-china/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/11/the-opening-of-china/#respond Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:12:27 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 of the National Security Council staff discuss their behind-the-scenes efforts as well as the ramifications for the United States and its allies. Jonathan Howe, Winston Lord, Nicholas Platt, and Richard Solomon form the panel moderated […]

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President Nixon’s opening to China, including his historic 1972 visit, was the public result of sensitive diplomatic initiatives. Former members of the National Security Council staff discuss their behind-the-scenes efforts as well as the ramifications for the United States and its allies. Jonathan Howe, Winston Lord, Nicholas Platt, and Richard Solomon form the panel moderated by Fox News National Security Analyst K. T. McFarland.

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Managing as President: Nixon Creates the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/09/managing-as-president-nixon-creates-the-office-of-management-and-budget-omb/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/09/managing-as-president-nixon-creates-the-office-of-management-and-budget-omb/#respond Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:14:18 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 administration; Ed Harper, assistant director of the Nixon White House Domestic Council, and later deputy director of OMB and head of domestic policy under President Reagan; Andrew Rouse, executive director of President Nixon’s Advisory Council […]

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Participants included former Secretary of the Treasury Paul O’Neill, who also served as assistant director of OMB in the Nixon administration; Ed Harper, assistant director of the Nixon White House Domestic Council, and later deputy director of OMB and head of domestic policy under President Reagan; Andrew Rouse, executive director of President Nixon’s Advisory Council on Executive Organization (Ash Council); and Richard Nathan, former director of the Rockefeller Institute at the State University of New York, who also served as assistant director of OMB in RN’s first term. Geoff Shepard, former Nixon White House Domestic Council associate director for general government, moderated the discussion.

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Another Historic First: President Nixon and D.C. Home Rule https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/05/another-historic-first-president-nixon-and-d-c-home-rule/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/05/another-historic-first-president-nixon-and-d-c-home-rule/#respond Sat, 17 May 2014 04:15:07 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 make the District of Columbia a model city. Topics discussed included economic development, efforts to reduce crime, and bringing political representation to the people of America’s capital. Participants at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. […]

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May 16, 2014: Officials from Nixon’s White House domestic policy staff and Department of Justice talked President Nixon’s vision to make the District of Columbia a model city. Topics discussed included economic development, efforts to reduce crime, and bringing political representation to the people of America’s capital.

Participants at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. included Egil “Bud” Krogh and Sallyanne Payton who both worked on the Nixon White House Domestic Council on issues involving the District of Columbia, and Don Santarelli, then associate deputy attorney general of the United States. Dean Kotlowski, author of “Nixon’s Civil Rights: Politics, Principle, and Policy,” and professor of political history at Salisbury University moderated.

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President Nixon’s Transformation of the National Security Council https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/05/president-nixons-transformation-of-the-national-security-council/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/05/president-nixons-transformation-of-the-national-security-council/#respond Tue, 13 May 2014 04:15:09 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/president-nixons-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 President put a premium on strategic planning in foreign affairs.Participants at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. included Richard V. Allen and Robert C. McFarlane, who both went on to become national security advisors to […]

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May 12, 2014: Key members of RN’s staff talked the revitalization of the National Security Council, and how the 37th President put a premium on strategic planning in foreign affairs.Participants at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. included Richard V. Allen and Robert C. McFarlane, who both went on to become national security advisors to President Reagan; John F. Lehman, Jr., former Secretary of the Navy (1981-1987); and Winston Lord, former Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China (1985-1989). Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland moderated.

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Richard Nixon and the Creation of the Modern Presidency https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/01/richard-nixon-and-the-creation-of-the-modern-presidency/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2014/01/richard-nixon-and-the-creation-of-the-modern-presidency/#respond Thu, 30 Jan 2014 05:15:22 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 (Ash Council). He talked about how the Council provided recommendations for measuring the impact and efficiency of Federal policy, minimizing bureaucratic inertia, and solving the overlapping and often conflicting missions of departments and agencies government-wide. […]

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January 29, 2014: An on-stage discussion featuring Andrew M. Rouse, Executive Director of President Nixon’s Advisory Council on Executive Organization (Ash Council). He talked about how the Council provided recommendations for measuring the impact and efficiency of Federal policy, minimizing bureaucratic inertia, and solving the overlapping and often conflicting missions of departments and agencies government-wide. Geoff Shepard, an Associate Director of President Nixon’s Domestic Council moderated.

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Panel Discussion: Vietnam POWs, Home with Honor https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2013/05/panel-discussion-vietnam-pows-home-with-honor/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2013/05/panel-discussion-vietnam-pows-home-with-honor/#respond Sun, 26 May 2013 04:17:32 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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. Col. Tom Hanton (USAF), President of NAM-POWs, 9-Month POW; Capt. Mike McGrath (USN), 6-year POW; Cmdr. Paul Galanti (USN), 6-year POW and Roger Shields, Nixon White House POW/MIA coordinator. Frank Luntz, President of Luntz Global, […]

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May 25, 2013: Panel discussion on the extraordinary POW experiences and celebratory homecoming. Cmdr. Everett Alvarez (USN), 8-year POW; Lt. Col. Tom Hanton (USAF), President of NAM-POWs, 9-Month POW; Capt. Mike McGrath (USN), 6-year POW; Cmdr. Paul Galanti (USN), 6-year POW and Roger Shields, Nixon White House POW/MIA coordinator. Frank Luntz, President of Luntz Global, moderated.

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Nixon and the American Indian: The Movement to Self Determination https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2012/11/nixon-and-the-american-indian-the-movement-to-self-determination/ https://www.nixonfoundation.org/2012/11/nixon-and-the-american-indian-the-movement-to-self-determination/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2012 05:18:23 +0000 http://nixonfoundation.org/2016/09/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 37th President’s vision to bring self-determination to who he called the “first Americans.” Participants included Robert Anderson, Professor of Law and Director of the Native American Law Center at the University of Washington, and Oneida […]

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November 17, 2012: At the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., Nixon administration officials discussed the 37th President’s vision to bring self-determination to who he called the “first Americans.” Participants included Robert Anderson, Professor of Law and Director of the Native American Law Center at the University of Washington, and Oneida Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School; Reid Peyton Chambers, Associate Solicitor for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior under President Nixon; Wally Johnson, Assistant Attorney General for Land and Natural Resources under President Nixon; and Bobbie Kilberg, White House Fellow and Staff Assistant on President Nixon’s Domestic Council responsible for the development of President Nixon’s Indian policy of Self Determination.

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