See the update at the bottom of the next page on the private Nixon Foundation parts of the presidential library remaining open. ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 1, 1:06 P.M.: One victim of the federal shutdown brought on by Republicans trying to stop Obamacare: Richard Nixon. More specifically, Tricky Dick's me ... More >>
Richard Nixon may have been a pale face who spoke with one heap big forked tongue--sorry, just got back from that Johnny Depp movie--but a northern New Mexico American Indian tribe is scheduled to honor the Trickster Friday for what would have been his 100th birthday. The Taos Pueblo obviously is us ... More >>
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is scheduled to appear tonight at the Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda in an effort to hawk his latest contribution to the literary world: Rumsfeld's Rules. Persons eager to see Rumsfeld--who has also worked as a Republican congressman ... More >>
Are you bored and a history buff?Well, today was made to liven up your life in Yorba Linda at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, which is holding a party this afternoon entitled, "Nixon and the Role of Intelligence in the 1973 Arab-Israeli War."[Insert joke here, if you wish.]
A "wrong" and "dumbfounded" Newt Gingrich is coming to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda later this month. The former House speaker and 2012 candidate for the GOP presidential nomination used those adjectives to describe his pre-election prediction that Mitt Romney wou ... More >>
Scholars might point to the vast video collection of interviews with Richard Nixon White House officials as the crowning glory of Timothy Naftali's five-year reign as executive director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda.For the rest of us, Naftali will be remembered ... More >>
Bill Clinton may have been the first African American president (sorry, Barry), but Richard Nixon is being hailed as the first Native American president. Of course, it's the Nixon Foundation that's doing the hailing for Orange County's favorite disgraced son.
The Richard Nixon Presidential Museum and Library in Yorba Linda is gay, gay, gay.That's what New Yorkers must believe after recent pieces in their most venerable publications, The New Yorker and the New York Times.
Can you believe the socialist president?
Dead presidentsAbraham Lincoln's birthday is today, George Washington's is Feb. 22 and who the hell knows when Teddy Roosevelt was born. Still, all three very dead presidents converge Monday--Presidents' Day--at the presidential library and museum dedicated to another expired commander-in-chief, ... More >>
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace (now Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum) opened in 1990 and for nearly that long there has been a permanent Hall of World Leaders exhibit featuring life-size statues of such history-shapers as Winston Churchill, Charles deGaulle and Mao Ts ... More >>
George McGovern, peacemakerIt took former U.S. Senator George McGovern (D-South Dakota) to bring peace to the library and museum dedicated to the memory of his opponent in the 1972 presidential election, Richard Nixon. Ten weeks after the private Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Found ... More >>
To demonstrate its displeasure with the federally run Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum having booked an appearance by former Nixon White House counsel [and current Nixonite Watergate fall guy] John Dean, the private Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation last month pulled bac ... More >>
UPDATED WITH CORRECTED GENDER FOR ONE MAN, JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ANOTHER (THANK YOU, REV. TAYLOR). Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean, whose June appearance drew 300 people to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and the wrath of the private Richard Nixon Library & Birth ... More >>
John Dean, shown last year, is coming to the Nixon Library.Over the years, the Richard Nixon Library, Birthplace, Museum, Taqueria & Polo Grounds in Yorba Linda has hosted such speakers as Ann Coulter, Hugh Hewitt, Bill O'Reilly, William J. Bennett, Dick Cheney and probably even more repulsive f ... More >>
Visions of champagne flowing at the Richard Nixon Library and New Image Birthplace in Yorba Linda fill my brain with news of a Gallup poll that finds Americans believe history will judge George W. Bush more harshly than Orange County's Favorite Disgraced Son.WOO-HOO! The long, a ... More >>
Yesterday, the best investigative reporter in Orange County, R. Scott Moxley, shared something he saw on L.A. Observed that suggested Richard Nixon may have fibbed about his birthplace being the little white framed house that's now a Yorba Linda tourist attraction. That's because Dick's mom to ... More >>
Nixon Librarys Tribute to the Heroic Rescue Workers