Domestic Initiatives

President Nixon’s domestic accomplishments are less well-known, but include a surprising number of public policy initiatives designed to address legitimate grievances. Many of these can be characterized as his “pursuit of a just society.”

Combating Organized Crime in the Nixon Era

June 13, 2011

Discussion of how President Nixon and his Department of Justice took down organized crime in many of the nation’s cities (June 13, 2011, University Club, Washington, DC) Title: Combating Organized […]

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Creating Opportunities for Latino Americans

October 9, 2010

President Nixon’s various initiatives for Spanish speaking Americans (October 9, 2010, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA) Title: Creating Opportunities for Latino Americans Links: Nixon Library: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQUlPn2q-2Y&list=PLiF7JevUP8B9XIAdWZd5bfX7-jLKDyz7b&index=19 Nixon Foundation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk02XLzljOY Moderator: […]

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Nixon’s Legacy

July 21, 2010

Panel discussion of Nixon’s legacy by former staff members attending the 20th Anniversary of founding of the Nixon Library (July 21, 2010, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA) Title: Richard Nixon’s […]

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Richard Nixon and the Origins of Welfare Reform

June 2, 2010

President Nixon’s innovative proposals for welfare reform, including the Family Assistance Plan (June 2, 2010, School of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC) Title: Richard Nixon and […]

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Watergate

May 24, 2010

Differing theories what was really behind the Watergate scandal (May 24, 2010, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA) Title: Five Watergate Conspiracies Links: Nixon Library: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBkb4sYtDnk&list=PLiF7JevUP8B9XIAdWZd5bfX7-jLKDyz7b&index=26 Nixon Foundation: http://youtu.be/LHXaefItKec C-Span: http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/FiveW […]

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Five Watergate Conspiracies

May 24, 2010

As a part of the Nixon Legacy Forums, Shepard did a talk at the Nixon Library entitled Five Watergate Conspiracies, that explored the ambiguities that still remain over the origin […]

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Richard Nixon and the Rise of Environmentalism

April 22, 2010

President Nixon’s leadership on environmental initiatives (April 22, 2010, Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA) Title: Richard Nixon and the Rise of Environmentalism Links: Nixon Library: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qco8aZMTMm0&list=PLiF7JevUP8B9XIAdWZd5bfX7-jLKDyz7b&index=20 Nixon Foundation: http://youtu.be/27U9K46pbm4 Moderator: […]

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Drug Abuse Prevention

March 24, 2007

The idea for these forums came from a two day reunion of Nixon administration officials who worked on drug abuse treatment programs in the early 1970s, which was arranged and […]

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