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March 22, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thirty years after winning a bitter gubernatorial race against Richard M. Nixon, former California Gov. Edmund G. (Pat) Brown on Saturday walked into the birthplace of his long-ago opponent and declared that the victory was "the greatest thrill I have ever had." "I can remember when the returns came in, grabbing them and shaking my hand . . .
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May 13, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A $100,000 donation to the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace will be used to offer the public free admission on at least six days of special celebration in 2001 and 2002. The money was given by Mary Ann and Bicknell Lockhart of Orange, longtime philanthropists who made a similar gift for complimentary days to the Bowers Museum two years ago. "The Lockharts have been members of the President's Council, our flagship support group, for several years," said John H.
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June 30, 1999 | Veronica Duran, (949) 574-4213
Former Vice President Dan Quayle will give a lecture and autograph his new book, "Worth Fighting For," on July 23 at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace. The lecture begins at 11 a.m.; the book signing will be at noon. Quayle will sign only books purchased at the library. Information: (714) 993-5075.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 2000 | Deepa Bharath, (714) 520-2513
City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Yorba Linda's own holiday: Richard Nixon's birthday Jan. 9. Mayor John Gullixson said council members 10 years ago thought that declaring Nixon's birthday as an official city holiday would be an appropriate way to honor the former president and the city's relationship with the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace. "Having the library here has been a positive experience for the city," he said. "They are good neighbors and we always get nice visitors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1997 | HOPE HAMASHIGE
Precisely 25 years to the day that he and then-President Richard Nixon began their historic journey to China, Henry Kissinger will commemorate the Feb. 17 event with a visit to the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace. The former secretary of State, the designer of Nixon's so-called "balance of power" approach to foreign policy, will give a speech on American relations with Asia. "I know that President Nixon would be touched and pleased to know that Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 13, 2001 | From Times Staff Reports
A $100,000 donation to the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace will be used to offer the public free admission on at least six days of special celebration in 2001 and 2002. The money was given by Mary Ann and Bicknell Lockhart of Orange, longtime philanthropists who made a similar gift for complimentary days to the Bowers Museum two years ago. "The Lockharts have been members of the President's Council, our flagship support group, for several years," said John H.
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August 21, 1997 | BENJAMIN EPSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Imperial Highway in Yorba Linda, parenthetically named the Richard M. Nixon Freeway on many maps, serves a historic route from little Richard's birthplace to the Yorba family cemetery. The experience can be haunting. Tying much of it together is Dick's dad, Frank. MORNING: 1 Richard M. Nixon was born in the farmhouse that Frank Nixon built (in 1912) with his own hands. The restored birthplace is a cornerstone of the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1997 | HOPE HAMASHIGE
A group of Chinese dignitaries visited the grave of former President Richard Nixon on Tuesday to commemorate the third anniversary of his death. The former vice minister of foreign affairs, Qi Huaiyuan, laid a wreath of white and red roses, lilies, tulips and freesia on Nixon's resting place in the gardens of the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace. Huaiyuan, now president of the Chinese People's Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1997 | SCOTT MARTELLE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Old suspicions die hard. Amid reports that the federally controlled Nixon Watergate archives might be moved from Maryland to the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, historians and former Nixon watchers are raising fresh concerns about an old fear. Can Richard Nixon, even in death, be trusted with his own records? "You have to go back to the fact that in 1974 he tried to hijack all those records," said Daniel Schorr, the veteran journalist and commentator for National Public Radio.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1997 | HOPE HAMASHIGE
Precisely 25 years to the day that he and then-President Richard Nixon began their historic journey to China, Henry Kissinger will commemorate the Feb. 17 event with a visit to the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace. The former secretary of State, the designer of Nixon's so-called "balance of power" approach to foreign policy, will give a speech on American relations with Asia. "I know that President Nixon would be touched and pleased to know that Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1997 | HOPE HAMASHIGE
Politics took a theatrical turn Thursday at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace. In her first Orange County performance, actress Kay Kuhlmann gave a one-woman show in which she portrayed former first ladies Mamie Eisenhower and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The show, part entertainment and part education, was meant to give insight into the private lives of two modern first ladies.
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