Center for Public Affairs
Reagan Forum and Book Signing with Richard & Liz Cheney
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Book Signing: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lecture: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Please join us for book signing with former Vice President Cheney and his daughter Liz, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, for their brand new book, Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America (Publish Date: September 1, 2015). Tickets to their lecture, following the book signing, are sold out (sign up for the wait list).  Books must be purchased in the Reagan Library Museum Store to receive signature, and may be pre-purchased during the reservation process.  To attend the book signing, pre-purchase books here. For more information call 805-522-2977.

In their new book, Dick and Liz Cheney explain the unique and indispensable nature of American power, reveal the damage done by President Obama’s abandonment of this principle, and show how America can and must lead again. The Cheneys do what no one before them has done: chart a path forward to restoring American power and strength, explaining what must be done to reverse course, to fight and win the war on terror, to rebuild our military and reassure our allies that they can once again rely on American leadership. A critical, frank, and much-needed touchstone, Exceptional should stand as a guiding principle for the potential presidential candidates in 2016—and for policymakers today and beyond.

The lecture is sold out, sign up for the wait list.

Pre-purchase your books for the book signing.

The buffet dinner following the lecture will include:

  • Romaine salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, black olives, parmesan cheese and a white balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • Broiled Mediterranean chicken
  • Hand-rolled three cheese pasta filled with spinach, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms and baked in a tomato basil sauce
  • Baby red potatoes
  • Green Beans with pancetta and garlic
  • Fresh baked focaccia, whole wheat rolls and grilled flatbread
  • Drinks: Ice water, Iced tea and Wine
  • Dessert: Chocolate hazelnut brownies, raspberry white chocolate cheesecake, and lemon white chocolate cookies
(Items are subject to change.  For food allergy requests, please call 805-522-2977.)

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CNN Reagan Library GOP Candidates Debate
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015

The CNN Reagan Library Republican candidates’ debate will be divided into two parts featuring two groups of candidates. One group will feature the top 10 candidates and the other will include those who meet the minimum threshold of one percent. An average of all recognized polling released between July 16th and September 10th will determine the groups.  Both groups will be moderated by CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper.

“My husband was humbled and honored to be President of the United States.  I heard him say on more than one occasion that he was only given temporary custody of the presidency, but I know from very personal experience that it was the role of his lifetime,” said former first lady Nancy Reagan.  “Debates are a crucial part of the election process, and I’m thrilled that so many qualified candidates have the opportunity to be heard at the Reagan Presidential Library.”  

The following candidates have qualified thus far and have received invitations from Mrs. Reagan (listed in alphabetical order): Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich,  Lindsey Graham,  Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal,  George Pataki,  Rand Paul,  Rick Perry,  Marco Rubio,  Rick Santorum,  Donald Trump, and Scott Walker.

The debate will air live exclusively on CNN and CNNgo, CNN International and CNN Español from the Air Force One Pavilion at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  In addition, Salem Communications will air the debate live through their broadcast radio stations nationwide. 

Due to the limited size of the seating area, tickets are not available to the general public and cannot be purchased.  More information about the live broadcast on CNN will be coming out shortly.

To prepare for the debate, the Air Force One Pavilion will close at 3:45 p.m. on September 15, 2015 and the ENTIRE PROPERTY will be closed on September 16, 2015. Thank you for your understanding.

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The Patriot Tour, presented by Team Never Quit
Friday, September 18, 2015

7:30pm – 10:00 pm

Don’t miss out on this incredible event! The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is honored to host the 2015 Patriot Tour at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Friday, September 18, 2015.  This special evening features:

  • Marcus Luttrell - Navy SEAL and author of Lone Survivor
  • Taya Kyle – Author of American Wife and widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle
  •  David Goggins –  Navy SEAL
  • Pete Scobell – musician and Navy SEAL
  • With special guest Clint Bruce - Navy SEAL and co-founder/president of Trident Response Group

The Patriot Tour is life changing. It brings together the best things in life…faith, family, service, sacrifice and community…with heartfelt music and speakers as approachable as a best friend but also absolutely elite in lifestyle and character because they embody the fight for freedom, the fight for team, the fight for a rich and vibrant life.  Born of a desire to serve and bring hope and change to veterans returning from the theaters of war in a way that only a fellow veteran or veteran’s family can, the Patriot Tour is bringing together a community of brothers and sisters who embody the spirit of Marcus Luttrell and Team Never Quit.

Tickets are $85 per person.  Signed copies of Lone Survivor and American Wife will be available for purchase at the event, as well as CDs by the Pete Scobell Band. 

A limited number of special VIP tickets are available, which include a meet-and-greet experience with Marcus Luttrell, Taya Kyle, Pete Scobell, Clint Bruce and David Goggins.  These tickets also include a photo opportunity with Marcus Luttrell, a signed copy of Lone Survivor as well as a signed copy of  Taya Kyle’s American Wife which was just released in early May. The VIP tickets also include reserved seating for the program.  These tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so buy your tickets now! VIP tickets are sold out, to be put on the wait list, please call (805)522-2977.

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Reagan’s Country Café will be open until after the intermission on September 18th serving pre-packaged salads and sandwiches, as well as sodas, coffee, water and other beverages.

Active military discounts are available.  Active military should call 805-522-2977 to inquire. 

For his 2015 Patriot Tour, Marcus Luttrell, Navy SEAL and author of Lone SurvivorService and the inspiration behind the Hollywood Blockbuster Lone Survivor, brings his Patriot Tour to twenty cities across the U.S. with a number of special guests and performers. Some are fellow veterans, others have lives that have been profoundly changed by those who have served and sacrificed, and all share a special bond with Marcus and his sense of duty and Patriotism. www.patriottour.com

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Lecture and Book Signing with David Gregory
Monday, September 21, 2015

Lecture: 6:00 p.m.
Book Signing: 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for a lecture and book signing with former NBC newsman and Meet the Press moderator David Gregory on his latest book, How’s Your Faith: An Unlikely Spiritual Journey (Release Date: September 15, 2015). This event is free to attend, however reservations are recommended and books must be purchased at the Reagan Library Museum Store to receive signature. To reserve seats and/or to purchase books, please click here or call 805-522-2977.

While David Gregory was covering the White House, he had the unusual experience of being asked by President George W. Bush “How’s your faith?” In this new book, Mr. Gregory probes various religious traditions to better understand his own faith and answer life’s most important questions: who do we want to be and what do we believe? David’s journey has taken him inside Christian mega-churches and into the heart of Orthodox Judaism. It has brought him back to his childhood, where belief in God might have helped him through his mother’s struggle with alcoholism, and through a difficult period of public scrutiny and his departure from NBC News, which saw his faith tested like never before.

To purchase tickets, please click here.

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An Evening with Terry Bradshaw
Friday, October 9, 2015

Lecture: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

In honor of our Football exhibition, we invite you to join us for a special lecture featuring Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Terry Bradshaw. Tickets to the event are $48 per person and include dinner following the lecture. The tickets also include tours of Football! The Exhibition between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit click here or call 805-522-2977.

Terry Bradshaw is a two-time Super Bowl MVP who led the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl championships during his pro career. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989, his first year of eligibility. Since 1994 he has been a TV analyst and co-host of “FOX NFL Sunday.”

To purchase tickets, please click here.

The buffet dinner following the lecture will include:

  • Fresh spinach salad with oranges, toasted almonds, red onions and blackberries with a sherry vinaigrette dressing
  • Grilled chicken breast
  • Wild mushroom soufflé
  • Baked potatoes au gratin
  • Vegetable Medley with broccoli, cauliflower and carrots
  • Fresh baked focaccia, whole wheat rolls and corn muffins
  • Drinks: Ice water, Iced tea and Wine
  • Dessert: Pecan bars, spiced apple cheesecake and spiced ginger cookies

(Items are subject to change.  For food allergy requests, please call 805-522-2977.)

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