Construction Begins On Nixon’s 103rd Birthday For New Presidential Library

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Construction is scheduled to begin today on a new Richard M. Nixon Presidential Library and Museum at the current site in Yorba Linda, coinciding with the 103rd anniversary of his birth.

Christopher Cox, a grandson of Nixon, and the 37th president’s 85-year- brother Edward will begin the construction at 10:30 a.m. Cox will announce the official opening date of the renovated library.

The laying of a memorial wreath sent by President Barack Obama will follow, along with a formal presentation of the colors by U.S. Marines, remarks by Navy Region Southwest Commander Rear Adm. Mark Rich, Cox, senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to then-President George W. Bush and Nixon Foundation President and CEO William Baribault and performances by the Navy Band Southwest Quintet.




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