Presidential Library

  • Obama unveils plans for presidential center in Chicago

    The center will sit near a lagoon that runs into Lake Michigan in the Jackson Park neighborhood and will feature three buildings – a museum, a forum and a library – as well as outdoor gathering spaces.

  • Does every president need a separate library?

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    Multiple libraries are wasteful, costing taxpayers millions of dollars every year. And they’re undemocratic, because they allow our presidents — not the people who elected them — to define their legacies.

  • Who Owns Richard Nixon?

    by Jeffrey Frank

    At the Nixon Library the long war of ideological office politics goes on.

  • There's New Trouble in Nixonville

    by Timothy Naftali

    Should we really let Nixon loyalists write the script for the library's story of Vietnam, which thousands of Americans will view?