Date Event
March 22, 2016
7:30 pm
David Priess
The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama
Every president since Lyndon Johnson has received a Top Secret report—the President's Daily Brief—containing that day’s most sensitive intelligence information and analysis of world events. Authored by David Priess, a CIA insider during the Clinton and Bush administrations, this book relates 50 years of stories about these presidents and their daily book of secrets—including exclusive insights from every living president and vice president. Free admission.
April 12, 2016
7:30 pm

Luke Nichter
A Decade With the Nixon Tapes: What we've learned and what we have yet to learn
Between February 1971 and July 1973, President Richard Nixon secretly recorded 3,700 hours of his phone calls and meetings across the executive offices. Join us as Luke Nichter opens an unprecedented and fascinating window into the inner workings of a momentous presidency. Luke Nichter is an Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University, and a noted expert on the Nixon tapes. Dr. Nichter is the author of Richard Nixon and Europe and the NYT bestseller The Nixon Tapes, 1971-1972. Free admission.

May 5, 2016
7:30 p.m.

Joel Goldstein
The White House Vice Presidency: The Path to Significance, Mondale to Biden

Join us as Joel Goldstein explains how the last six Vice Presidents have transformed the office from a constitutional afterthought with a marginalized role into a powerful partnership with their Presidents. Joel K. Goldstein, the nation’s premier scholar on the office of vice presidency, captures the evolution of the position from an office of obscurity and derision to one of enormous influence. Free admission.