The Nixon Library, in Yorba Linda, is celebrating the 100th birthday of President Richard Nixon today. Many Americans have forgotten how much President Nixon meant to this country with regard to worker and environmental safety. As a Republican he could have opposed the legislation that founded OSHA and the EPA, among other related agencies, but he didn’t and that might be part of his greatest legacy, at least in domestic affairs.
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. Continue reading