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With over thousands of hours of history recorded, relive the moments that defined Nixon’s passionate and powerful presidency at the Nixon Library.

Address to the Nation Making Public a Plan for Peace in Vietnam

Address to the Nation Making Public a Plan for Peace in Vietnam

January 25, 1972: President Nixon took television time to make a public plan for peace in Vietnam. The address was …read more

State of the Union 1972

State of the Union 1972

January 20, 1972: President Nixon delivers the annual State of the Union Address to Congress.

Richard Nixon signs the National Cancer Act of 1971

Richard Nixon signs the National Cancer Act of 1971

December 23, 1971: President Nixon makes the War on Cancer a national goal by signing the National Cancer Act of 1971.

President Nixon Discusses Energy Policy

President Nixon Discusses Energy Policy

September 26, 1971: President Nixon gives remarks at the Atomic Energy Agency’s Hanford Works nuclear site in Richland, Washington, and …read more

Remarks on Signing a Bill Establishing the Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Remarks on Signing a Bill Establishing the Lincoln Home National Historic Site

On August 18, 1971, President Nixon signed a bill establishing the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, Illinois.

The Challenge of Peace – President Nixon’s Address to the Nation on A New Economic Policy

The Challenge of Peace – President Nixon’s Address to the Nation on A New Economic Policy

On August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon addressed the nation on the topic of a new economic policy. What followed …read more

President Nixon Announces China Trip

President Nixon Announces China Trip

July 15, 1971: President Nixon announces his intention to accept an invitation to visit the People’s Republic of China.

President Nixon Certifies the 26th Amendment

President Nixon Certifies the 26th Amendment

July 5, 1971: The President spoke at 3:32 p.m. in the East Room at the White House and signed the …read more

The Marriage of Patricia Nixon and Edward Finch Cox

The Marriage of Patricia Nixon and Edward Finch Cox

June 12, 1971: Footage and commentary of the White House Rose Garden Wedding Ceremony, produced by the Naval Photographic Center.

Toast to Premier Chou En-Lai

Toast to Premier Chou En-Lai

February 21, 1972: President Nixon, on the first day of his historic trip to China, toasts Premier Chou en-Lai