By Joe Lopez
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Richard Nixon with a patriotic ceremony at President Nixon’s birthplace and boyhood home in Yorba Linda on Sunday, January 6 at 11a.m. (PT).
The program will include the laying of a White House wreath by the Nixons’ eldest daughter Tricia Nixon Cox, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Dixon Smith, and U.S. Congressman Ed Royce; patriotic musical presentations by the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band; an AV-8B Harrier jet flyover; 21-gun military salute and keynote remarks by former White House Deputy Special Assistant Bruce Herschensohn.
Additional remarks will be given by U.S. Marine Corps Major General Melvin G. Spiese and Congressman Royce.
The event will lead into a year-long celebration of the remarkable life and legacy of America’s 37th President. The capstone of the RN Centennial will be a special exhibit titled RN: PATRIOT. PRESIDENT. PEACEMAKER. set to open February 15, 2013 at the Nixon Library.
Admission to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library is free all day on January 6.
The Centennial Birthday Celebration is free and open to the public.
If you are a member of the media and wish to cover the event, please inquire with Jonathan Moyroydis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the YouTube live webcast on Jan. 6 at 11am (PT)/2pm (ET).