The Office of Management and Budget (OMB)-Part II

Posted In: News on May 22, 2014

The early challenges faced by presidential appointees to the newly created OMB (May 22, 2014, Hoover Institution at Stanford University) Title: Richard Nixon as Architectural President Links: Nixon Foundation: […]


The National Security Council (NSC)

Posted In: News on May 12, 2014

The changes to the functioning of the NSC under Henry Kissinger, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. (May 12, 2014, National Archives, Washington, D.C.) Title: The Transformation of […]


The Ash Council

Posted In: News on January 29, 2014

The creation of the Ash Council and its recommendations for reorganizing the Executive Office of the President (January 29, 2014, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA). Title: The Ash Council […]


Vietnam POWs: Home with Honor

Posted In: News on May 25, 2013

Discussion on the extraordinary POW experiences and their celebratory homecoming (May 25, 2013, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA). Title: Vietnam POWS: Home with Honor Links: Nixon Library: Nixon Foundation: […]


Native American Rights – Part II

Posted In: News on November 17, 2012

Further exploration of achieving Native American Self-Determination (November 17, 2012, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC). Title: Nixon and the American Indian, the Movement to Self-Determination […]


The Presidential Appointment Process

Posted In: News on June 8, 2012

The changes to the recruitment process for presidential appointees (June 8, 2012, National Archives, Washington, DC) Title: Nixon’s Recruits: The Professionalization of the Executive Branch Links: Nixon Library: Nixon […]


Native American Rights – Part I

Posted In: News on May 23, 2012

Two initial panel discussions exploring President Nixon’s leadership in restoring self-determination for Native Americans (May 23, 2012, University of Tulsa’s Gilcrease Museum, Oklahoma) Title: Restoring Rights for Native Americans Panel […]