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Exhibit Opening: The President and the Planet
December 3, 2020
The President and the Planet:
Nixon’s Environmental Legacy
The exhibition will be officially dedicated online on Thursday, December 3, one day shy of the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Environmental Protection Agency, created by President Nixon in December 1970.
Join members of the Nixon family, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, two former EPA Administrators, and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to dedicate this exhibit.
- 10:30 AM: EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, introduced by Christopher Nixon Cox
- 10:45 AM: Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in-conversation with Hugh Hewitt
- 11:15 AM: A special look back at the environmental record of the Nixon administration, beautifully narrated by Jennie Eisenhower
- 11:20 AM: The Historic Shift to Green, featuring former EPA Administrator Bill Reilly, former EPA Administrator and New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, former CalEPA Administrator James Strock, former President of AEI Christopher DeMuth, and Dr. Roger Turner of the Philadelphia Science History Institute. Introduced by Benji Backer of The Conservation Coalition and moderated by Hugh Hewitt.
The exhibition is available to guests for self-guided tours, outside.
The exhibit dedication and programs will be streamed on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/