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Geoffrey Cowan and Bob Shrum on 2016

Aug 03, 2016@7:00 PM


Two political experts and veterans of presidential campaigns will talk the upcoming election, give their insider analysis of the 2016 primaries and Cowan's new book Let the People Rule. The two will weave in lessons of the past to break down this historic political season.

Geoffrey Cowan is former dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and past president of the Annenberg estate at Sunnylands. Bob Shrum has played key roles in the presidential campaigns for Michael Dukakis, Al Gore and John Kerry. Cowan will sign copies of his book Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary following the talk.

Meet Steve Forbes

Aug 10, 2016@7:00 PM


Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

Author of Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming The Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity

The nation's preeminent voice in business is coming to the Nixon Library to share is powerful and provocative ideas on our nation and the future of the economy. Forbes will weigh in on the 2016 election and the important economic issues that the candidates will need to address this fall.

Mr. Forbes will appear "in conversation" with his co-author, Elizabeth Ames. The two authors will sign copies of the book Reviving America following the program. Books will be available for purchase in the Nixon Library Museum Store.

Book Lecture on Bobby Kennedy by author Larry Tye

Aug 18, 2016@7:00 PM

Free Event Admission

Lecture and Book Signing

Author of Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

New York Times bestselling author and award-winning journalist Larry Tye, given unprecedented access by those close to Bobby Kennedy, has written a groundbreaking new biography about the most complex and controversial member of the Kennedy family.

Tye will talk and sign copies of his book Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon following the lecture. Books will be available for purchase from the museum store.

Meet David Priess

Aug 25, 2016@7:00 PM


Author of The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama

An inside look into the top-secret President's Daily Brief, revealing the most sensitive intelligence reporting and analysis of world events

Beginning with John F. Kennedy, every President has received a short, personalized daily report from the intelligence community known within national security circles, as simply "the Book."

David Priess, former intelligence officer and daily briefer, offers an unprecedented window into the decision-making of every President from Kennedy to Obama. He will sign copies of The President's Book of Secrets following the lecture. Books will be available for purchase in the Nixon Library Museum Store.

A Civilian View of Iraq

Sep 08, 2016@7:00 PM


When Eileen Padberg had the opportunity to go to Iraq in June 2004, she didn't hesitate. She put her successful consulting business on hold and embarked on a journey to Iraq with the single focus of helping the Iraqi women participate in whatever economic recovery would take place.

Developing and implementing programs to build businesses, career development training programs and jobs, she tells a vivid account of working Iraqi women, living and traveling in a war zone, in addition to speaking passionately about the failure of the U.S. government to invest more in programs that provide the Iraqi women with an economic stake in democracy.


Remember September 11th - 15th Anniversary

Sep 11, 2016@12:00 PM


One of Southern California's Largest 9/11 Remembrances

  • Keynote remarks by Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens
  • Formal Military Presentation of the Colors by the U.S. Air Force
  • Special presentation by the Orange County Fire Authority Pipes and Drums
  • Patriotic performances by a 120+ member chorus made up of the Orange High School Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, and Orange Community Master Chorale