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GOP Debate Watch Party Featuring Ken Khachigian

November 8, 2023 at 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

GOP Debate Watch Party with Post-Debate Analysis from Ken Khachigian

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

It doesn’t get more presidential than watching the GOP debate on the big screen in a replica of the White House East Room!

4:00 PM: Pre-Debate Reception

5:00 PM: Live Televised GOP Debate

7:00 PM: Post-Debate Analysis with Ken Khachigian

Ken Khachigian has participated in nine presidential campaigns, six of them at senior strategic and staff levels.

He began in Richard Nixon’s 1968 campaign as a writer and policy analyst. Ken served as Chief Speechwriter for Ronald Reagan’s landslide victory over Jimmy Carter in 1980. Political writer, Anthony York, referred to Khachigian as “an architect of Ronald Reagan’s 1980 White House victory.” In 1984, he was Issues Director, Chief Speechwriter and Senior Political Adviser for Reagan-Bush re-election.

He has served on campaigns for Vice Presidential nominee Dan Quayle for the victorious Bush-Quayle ticket in 1988, National Senior Advisor and California campaign manager for Bob Dole’s presidential campaign in 1996, National Security Advisor for John McCain’s presidential campaign in 2000, advisor to the Bush-Cheney campaign in 2000, and Senior Adviser to the campaign of former Senator Fred D. Thompson in 2008.

Tickets include light bites and a no-host bar.

Nixon Foundation Members: Free
(up to four tickets)

General Admission: $8.00


November 8, 2023
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Richard Nixon Library & Museum
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886 United States
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