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May 5, 1991 | Harry Shearer
The list of original American contributions to world culture is forever being unfairly shortened. Yes, jazz is always mentioned, and sometimes gospel music and the musical comedy sneak in. But what about the TV commercial, sports-team mascots and, most American of all, the presidential library? In no other democracy does the previous tenant in a high office get to sequester his papers in a personal pavilion.
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NEWS
July 19, 1990 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nestled in the Whittier Hills sits a ridge-top plateau of pristine, prime real estate with a view of the Pacific on a clear day. The city of Whittier first sought to make this the home of a Nixon library more than two decades ago. And again seven years ago. And four more years ago. But today, the champagne toasting the dedication of the $21-million library flows in Yorba Linda, Nixon's birthplace and now-chosen resting place for the former President's selected archives.
NEWS
July 19, 1990 | HOWARD BLUME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nestled in the Whittier Hills sits a ridge-top plateau of pristine, prime real estate with a view of the Pacific on a clear day. The city of Whittier first sought to make this the home of the Nixon Library more than two decades ago. And again seven years ago. And again four years ago. But today, the champagne toasting the dedication of the $21-million library is flowing instead in Yorba Linda, Nixon's birthplace and now the chosen resting place for the former President's archives.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1993 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was among the guests Saturday night celebrating former President Ronald Reagan's 82nd birthday at his presidential library near Simi Valley. Reagan and wife Nancy played host to more than 500 well-wishers--paying $500 each--including entertainers Merv Griffin and Eva Gabor, actor Jimmy Stewart, comedian Tim Conway, socialite Betsy Bloomingdale and media tycoons Rupert and Anna Murdoch.
NEWS
August 17, 1986 | Associated Press
President Reagan is scheduled to speak at the dedication of former President Jimmy Carter's presidential library in Atlanta on Oct. 1, White House spokesman Larry Speakes said Friday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 2002
Former President Ronald Reagan's 91st birthday will be celebrated Wednesday at the presidential library near Simi Valley named in his honor. Activities will begin at 10:30 a.m. with remarks from Mark Burson, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation. There will be Japanese drumming, dance and martial arts performances and photo displays. A ceremonial cherry tree planting at 11 a.m.
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