National Archives Revisits Nixon’s Mideast Policy April 23
Press Release · Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Press Release
March 21, 2012

National Archives Revisits Nixon’s Mideast Policy April 23

Waging Peace–Nixon and Geopolitics in the Middle East

Washington, DC…On Monday, April 23, at 1 PM, the National Archives will host a panel discussion titled Waging Peace—Nixon and Geopolitics in the Middle East. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. Attendees should use the Special Events Entrance, located on the National Mall at Constitution Ave. and 7th Street, NW. This program is part of the ongoing Nixon Legacy Forum, and is presented in partnership with the Richard Nixon Foundation.

Ambassador Dennis Ross, who has served as advisor to six presidents, moderates a panel discussion on the Richard Nixon–Henry Kissinger diplomacy that laid the foundation for the Camp David accords between Israel and Egypt. Panelists include Bud McFarlane, former director of the National Security Council; Harold Saunders, senior National Security Council advisor to Henry Kissinger and later Assistant Secretary of State; Bill Quandt, professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Virginia; Richard Murphy, former ambassador to Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Mauritania; and Sam Lewis, former Director of Policy Planning at the Department of Defense and former ambassador to Israel.

The National Archives is fully accessible and Assisted Listening Devices are available in the McGowan Theater upon request. To request an accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter) for a public program, please e-mail or call (202) 357-5000 at least two weeks prior to the event. To verify the date and times of the programs, the public should call 202-357-5333, or view the Calendar of Events online.

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For Press information, contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at 202-357-5300.

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