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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1994 | LYNN FRANEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The hour-long wait Friday to sign the guest book at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace was too long for Carol Sullivan to face. So was the wait to file past the site where the former President was buried Wednesday. So Sullivan, 43, a tourist from Atlanta, went to the library's tiny gift shop, thinking she could at least get in there easily. No such luck. There was a 20-minute wait there too.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1992 | BOB ELSTON
Previously unreleased letters between Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy family were unveiled Thursday at a bash for Nixon commemorating his 79th birthday at his library and birthplace. The former President did not join the several hundred people who attended the opening of the exhibition of the private letters, which included a letter from Nixon to President Kennedy's widow the day after her husband was assassinated in Dallas in 1963.
NEWS
February 20, 1992 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former White House chief of staff--and convicted Watergate felon--H.R. (Bob) Haldeman had a message Wednesday for inquiring high school students who peppered him with questions about his years in the service of President Richard Nixon. "For Pete's sake," he implored 100 Southern California student newspaper editors, who were not yet born at the time of the 1972 Watergate burglary, "don't believe what you read in history books (just) because of the fact that those words are printed. . . ."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1992
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace will host a town meeting Tuesday for the public to watch and then give their opinions on President Bush's State of the Union address. A panel of experts will be on hand to offer analysis of the speech, including Cal State Fullerton President Milton Gordon, presidential political consultants Stuart K. Spencer and Ken Khachigian, Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez and UC Irvine political science professor Mark Petracca.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1992 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace has yet to reach its goal of 1,000 visitors a day, but officials say they are pleased with attendance figures, even though the bulk of the library's revenue comes from sources other than ticket sales.
NEWS
February 20, 1992 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former White House chief of staff--and convicted Watergate felon--H.R. (Bob) Haldeman had a message Wednesday for inquiring high school students who peppered him with questions about his years in the service of President Richard Nixon. "For Pete's sake," he implored 100 Southern California student newspaper editors, who were not yet born at the time of the 1972 Watergate burglary, "don't believe what you read in history books (just) because of the fact that those words are printed. . . ."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1994 | LYNN FRANEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The hour-long wait Friday to sign the guest book at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace was too long for Carol Sullivan to face. So was the wait to file past the site where the former President was buried Wednesday. So Sullivan, 43, a tourist from Atlanta, went to the library's tiny gift shop, thinking she could at least get in there easily. No such luck. There was a 20-minute wait there too.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1992 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace has yet to reach its goal of 1,000 visitors a day, but it surpassed all other presidential libraries in paid attendance last year, officials say. John H. Taylor, the library's executive director, said Tuesday that an average of 612 people a day visited the institution during its first five months of operation in 1990. Those attendance figures include children, who are admitted free, and senior citizens, who are given a discount.
NEWS
July 17, 1990
Today's Times Orange County Edition includes a special section on the Richard M. Nixon Library and Birthplace, which opens with a dedication ceremony Thursday in Yorba Linda. The 20-page section examines the long struggle to build the library and assesses the life and accomplishments of the former President.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1992 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace has yet to reach its goal of 1,000 visitors a day, but officials say they are pleased with attendance figures, even though the bulk of the library's revenue comes from sources other than ticket sales.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1992 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace has yet to reach its goal of 1,000 visitors a day, but it surpassed all other presidential libraries in paid attendance last year, officials say. John H. Taylor, the library's executive director, said Tuesday that an average of 612 people a day visited the institution during its first five months of operation in 1990. Those attendance figures include children, who are admitted free, and senior citizens, who are given a discount.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1992
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace will host a town meeting Tuesday for the public to watch and then give their opinions on President Bush's State of the Union address. A panel of experts will be on hand to offer analysis of the speech, including Cal State Fullerton President Milton Gordon, presidential political consultants Stuart K. Spencer and Ken Khachigian, Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez and UC Irvine political science professor Mark Petracca.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1992 | BOB ELSTON
Previously unreleased letters between Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy family were unveiled Thursday at a bash for Nixon commemorating his 79th birthday at his library and birthplace. The former President did not join the several hundred people who attended the opening of the exhibition of the private letters, which included a letter from Nixon to President Kennedy's widow the day after her husband was assassinated in Dallas in 1963.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 1991
The City Council has hired an architectural firm to prepare a master plan for the city's downtown redevelopment area. In a unanimous vote last week , the council chose Newport Beach-based Langdon Wilson Architecture & Planning, which also worked on the Richard M. Nixon Library and Birthplace, to prepare the master plan for $175,000. The council also approved $10,000 in in-house expenses for preparation of the study.
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