The Nixon Library hosts many special events, exhibits, lectures and concerts throughout the year.
William G. McGowan Theater
Monday, April 30, 2018 – 10:00am to 11:00am
President Nixon achieved enviable legislative successes with a Congress dominated by Democrats. Today, a distinguished panel of Nixon Administration alumni including Tom Korologos, Wallace Johnson, and John Lehman, discuss how Nixon and his congressional relations staff governed in a combative atmosphere similar to today. Presented in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration.
Lecture and Book Signing
Author of The Rational Bible: Exodus
Why do so many people think the Bible, the most influential book in world history, is outdated? Why do our friends and neighbors – and sometimes we ourselves – dismiss the Bible as irrelevant, irrational, immoral, or all of these things? This explanation of the Book of Exodus, the second book of the Bible, will demonstrate that the Bible is not only powerfully relevant to today’s issues, but completely consistent with rational thought.
The Rational Bible is the fruit of Dennis Prager’s forty years of teaching the Bible to people of every faith, and no faith. On virtually every page, you will discover how the text relates to the contemporary world and to your life.
His goal: to change your mind – and then change your life.
If you are unable to attend, click here to order a signed copy and we’ll ship the day after his appearance.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Two Seatings Available: 9:30 AM & 12:00 PM
Kids (Age 2-10): $35
Under 2: $15
Give your mom an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience by joining us for a lavish brunch in our stunning replica of the historic White House East Room. Welcomed by a presidential red carpet and a complimentary glass of sparkling champagne, you and your guests are invited to enjoy brunch under our three magnificent crystal chandeliers.
Following brunch, spend the day touring our magnificent rose gardens and Museum galleries!
Reserved seating will be available for groups of 4 to 12 guests. Groups with less than 4 will be seated at family-style tables with other parties. “Sunday best” attire is suggested.
Reservations are limited and must be made by May 7, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
To confirm your reservation and for further information, please call Jackie at 714-364-1180.
Join us for a fun and relaxing afternoon in the garden and create a beautiful succulent arrangement for your spring décor or tablescape.
Mint Studio will happily guide you through the steps, and provide helpful tips on succulent care and planting.
Each guest will receive a medium arrangement with all necessary planting materials and a variety of succulents to choose from. Enjoy treats and refreshments while planting your one-of-kind creation!
$65 per guest / $60 member
Special Offer: Join as a new Nixon Foundation Member of $125 or greater and receive one complimentary ticket to the succulent workshop.
Register before May 15th.
Tuesday, May 22 at 7:30 PM
Lecture and Book Signing
Fox News Channel Chief Political Anchor and Anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier
Author of Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire
Bret returns to the Nixon Library to present his next sure-to-be bestseller, Three Days in Moscow, where he reveals the story behind President Reagan and the end of the Cold War, framed around the historic, three-day 1988 Moscow Summit.
While his speech will focus, like his book, on President Reagan and his fight against communism, Bret will explore all of the efforts to thaw the Cold War including those by President Nixon. Nixon signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty and the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty with the Soviet Union.
General Admission – Signed book and lecture admission: $28.99
Member Admission – Signed book and lecture admission: $22.99
Seating is first come, first served.
Author of On to Chicago: Rediscovering Robert F. Kennedy and the Lost Campaign of 1968
The 1968 election was—and remains— spellbinding.
Unlike modern presidential campaigns, where a dozen or more unknowns vie for debate stage sound bites, that year nine titans battled for the presidency.
Fifty years later, most people are unaware that in a single race former Vice President Richard Nixon, California Governor Ronald Reagan, President Lyndon Johnson, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Senator Eugene McCarthy, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, former Alabama Governor George Wallace, and Michigan Governor George Romney all squared off for the White House.
The shocking assassination of Robert Kennedy on the night of his California primary victory left a gaping hole in history. and for five decades left this unanswered question: What if?
Snacks, sips and sunshine!
Come join us for a fabulous afternoon of wine tasting in our beautiful First Lady’s Rose Gardens.
Sample and savor 5-6 unique handcrafted wine varietals, while enjoying assorted cheeses.
Voted Orange County Register’s Best of Wine Bars 2017, sommeliers from The Twisted Vine will interact and teach guests about each varietal.
$45 per person / $40 member
Special Offer: Join as a new Nixon Foundation Member of $125 or greater and receive one complimentary ticket to Roses and Rosé.
Register before June 5th.
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