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Remembering David Parker

Remembering David Parker

Remembering David Parker   David N. Parker, who served in the Nixon administration as special assistant to the President and went on to serve as an executive at major, national trade associations, passed away on May 10, 2020. He was 80 years old. Friends and...

President Nixon’s Legacy of Parks

President Nixon’s Legacy of Parks

In the Statement on Signing Bill Designating the Ventana Wilderness, California, fifty years ago, President Nixon wrote, “Wilderness, unspoiled by man, is deeply rooted in American history and tradition. In the past, our task was to conquer it. Today we must struggle...

Remembering Paul H. O’Neill

Remembering Paul H. O’Neill

Updated April 20, 2020 Tributes for Paul H. O'Neill: "Paul O'Neill was a true pro. I first became acquainted with him during his service in the Office of Management and Budget, where he was a star. He advanced rapidly to become a leader in the private sector and then...

Apollo 13: Medal of Freedom Ceremony

Apollo 13: Medal of Freedom Ceremony

Fifty years ago today, President Nixon awarded the Apollo 13 astronauts the Medal of Freedom, saying “Never before in the history of man have more people watched together, prayed together, and rejoiced together at your safe return, than on this occasion."

Apollo 11 Special Exhibit Extended to March 1, 2020

Apollo 11 Special Exhibit Extended to March 1, 2020

Due to popular demand, the Nixon Library’s originally curated special exhibit, Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind has been extended through March 1, 2020. On July 20, 1969, the eyes of the world watched as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk...