The Nixon Library's Vietnam Exhibition Obscures the Truth about the War's End
by Brian Robertson
The exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords chooses its sources selectively to present the negotiations as the product of Nixon's grand strategy, ignoring the role of domestic political machination.
Is Trump the New Nixon? The Young Custodian of the Nixon Library Would Rather Not Say
Jim Byron, the CEO of the Richard Nixon Foundation, is the unofficial guardian of the former president's legacy, having worked his way up in the organization after starting as a teenaged summer intern.
SOURCE: Associate Press
Dear Donald, Dear Mr. President: A Trump-Nixon ’80s tale
Letters between Donald Trump and Richard Nixon in the 1980s, recently released by the Nixon Library, show the two men bonded over themes that resonate today: a shared distrust of the media, a desire to maximize TV ratings, the idea of using people as “props,” and more.
SOURCE: ABC News
Concern Raised Over New Name of Nixon Library Theater
Placing Fred Malek's name on the theater that shows an introductory film about Nixon is "outrageous," Timothy Naftali, a history professor at New York University and former library director, said on Twitter last week.
SOURCE: U.S. News & World Report
Nixon Library Reopens, Offering a More-Detailed Look at the 37th President
A $15 million renovation connects the museum and library, opening a door to history.
Two Decades after His Death, Richard Nixon Is Still Setting Precedents
The 37th president’s renovated library could mark a new standard for honesty over hagiography.
SOURCE: The Los Angeles Times
The 'new' Nixon library's challenge: Fairly depicting a 'failed presidency'
When the Richard Nixon Presidential Library first opened 26 years ago, it was dismissed by many historians as more of a whitewash than a faithful retelling of his presidency.
SOURCE: The Orange County Register
Nixon Library: Renderings of $15 million renovations and new exhibit on 37th president’s historic trip to China released
The exhibit will feature a 15-foot-tall image of Air Force One, which touched down in Peking on Feb. 21, 1972, making Richard Nixon the first U.S. president to visit China.
SOURCE: Westside Today
Construction Begins On Nixon’s 103rd Birthday For New Presidential Library
Christopher Cox, a grandson of Nixon, and the 37th president’s 85-year- brother Edward will begin the construction at 10:30 a.m. Cox will announce the official opening date of the renovated library.
SOURCE: Santa Cruz Sentinel
Museum at Nixon's library gets makeover
The $15 million makeover will include interactive exhibits appealing to younger, tech-savvy visitors.
The Secret Nixon Library
by Anthony Clark
Until Watergate stopped him, Nixon planned to build his presidential library on federal land confiscated from Camp Pendleton. This would have been illegal, but Nixon figured out a way around the law, complete with a cover-up.
SOURCE: Orange County Register
After three-year search, Nixon library finally has new director: ex-Great Park CEO Michael Ellzey
Michael Ellzey, former CEO of the Orange County Great Park Corp., will take over as the director of the Nixon Presidential Library & Museum.
SOURCE: Orange County Register
Not all loyalists disapproved of Nixon library's Naftali
The bitter conflict between Timothy Naftali, federal director of the Nixon Library & Museum from 2007 to 2011, and the private Nixon Foundation lingers over the Yorba Linda institution, and resolving that friction is a key goal for the incoming director.
Nixon Library Releases Previously Classified Audio
The segments include a reference to top-secret intelligence briefings the Nixon administration provided to China, and reveal Nixon's private musings as he wrangled with the then-Soviet Union over limiting nuclear weapons.
SOURCE: The Nation
The Nixon Library Needs a New Director, Now
by Jon Wiener
The library has been without a director for two and a half years, ever since the departure of Timothy Naftali in 2011.
SOURCE: Nixon Library
Nixon Library releases final batch of White House tapes
On August 21, 2013, the Nixon Library opened the final installment of 94 White House Tapes, as well as formerly restricted and unprocessed textual materials.White House TapesThe final installment of 94 tapes cover the period from April 9 – July 12, 1973, and cover discussions of foreign policy issues including: implementation of the Vietnam peace settlement and the return of Prisoners of War (POWs); tensions over Most Favored Nation tariff status for the Soviet Union; and the history 1972 “Soviet Summit” between the United States and the U.S.S.R. Domestic conversations include Presidential appointments and personnel management, energy policy, wage and price controls, campaign finance reform, Wounded Knee, and Watergate.Listen to the newly released tapesListen to sample foreign policy clips on the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum's YouTube Channel
SOURCE: LA Times
Jon Wiener: Another Watergate Gap
The Nixon Presidential Library and Museum opened a new exhibit in Yorba Linda and online Feb. 15, "Patriot, President, Peacemaker." It covers Richard Nixon's entire life, like the permanent installation there, and claims to present "a fuller picture" than ever before.
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