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MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS

In recognition of National Veterans and Military Families Month, Veterans Day, and in conjunction with our current Vietnam War events, we have created a new Virtual Gallery resource for all of the Medal of Honor ceremonies held during the Nixon presidency.

We have listed all of the recipients, the dates of the ceremonies, and, when available, provided audio and photographs of the events.

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PRESIDENT NIXON VIETNAM WAR SPEECHES

In conjunction with our current Vietnam War events, we have created a YouTube playlist of President Richard Nixon's thirteen televised speeches addressing the nation on the war in Vietnam. All videos were originally recorded by the White House Communications Agency and are part of the holdings of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

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KARL WEISSENBACH (1954-2017)

We are sad to announce the passing of Karl Weissenbach. Karl was a long-time NARA staffer and served as the director of the Nixon Presidential Materials project in College Park, Maryland until 2005. He joined the staff of the Eisenhower Presidential Library as deputy director before becoming its director in 2008, a position he held until his retirement in 2016. Karl passed away on November 1, 2017 in Abilene, Kansas.

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National Archives Recognizes Four Historians Who Shaped the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
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THE ARCHIVE

Declassified Documents

On November 15, 2017, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum opened additional Nixon Presidential Materials, which were declassified in response to researcher requests and through systematic processing.

Over 8,700 pages were processed under mandatory declassification. Among them are documents relating to the President's Daily Brief (PDB), Kissinger Telcons, Vietnam, China, Hungary, and the Middle East.

View the MANDATORY DECLASSIFICATION REVIEW FINDING AID, the SYSTEMATIC REVIEW FINDING AID, and a SELECTION OF DOCUMENTS

New Materials Release

On May 19, 2017, the Nixon Library released approximately 1,600 pages of Warren ("Bill") Gulley's materials from the White House Central Files. The materials in this collection consist of one series of visitor reports from the Presidential retreat, Camp David. The reports describe visits by the President, First Family, Heads of State, and White House administration staff members. In some instances, schedules and itineraries are included.

To learn more about the collection, view the COLLECTION FINDING AID

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOLIDAY ADMISSION PRICES

Please be aware holiday admission pricing will be effect Monday, November 20, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Visit our museum hours and admission WEBPAGE to view the holiday ticket prices.

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NEW EXHIBITION

Picturing Nam: U.S. Military Photography of the Vietnam War

September 2, 2017 - January 7, 2018

American involvement in the Vietnam war is illustrated through photographs created by military photographers and documents from the Nixon Presidential Library's archive.

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REMEMBERING VIETNAM

The National Archives has a wealth of records and information documenting the U.S. experience in the Vietnam conflict, which includes photographs, textual and electronic records, audiovisual recordings, exhibits, educational resources, articles, blog posts, lectures, and events.

Visit the National Archives' new Vietnam War research portal to browse all National Archives resources and content related to the Vietnam War for use by researchers, students and educators, museum goers, veterans, and those curious about the conflict.


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VIRTUAL EXHIBIT
Nixon throught the lens

Campaign 1972:
Nixon Through the Lens
Campaign 1972: Nixon Through the Lens is a presentation of memorable images from the 1972 Presidential Campaign by photographer Ollie Atkins. The project was produced by Library staff and presented by the
Google Cultural Institute.
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This project is part of a larger presentation, “American Democracy.” To see all 73 virtual exhibits, which include other Presidential Libraries. LEARN MORE

 
The President and the King
On December 21, 1970, the White House hosted one of the most historic intersections of pop culture and politics in the twentieth century. Visit our Nixon and Elvis page for photographs and other resources relating to this unforgettable meeting.
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2017 CONCERT SCHEDULE
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