January 06, 2022
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Join us for our highly anticipated FBI Exhibit Lunch and Tour with special guest speaker, William (Bill) M. Baker, Assistant Director, FBIHQ, Criminal Investigative Division (retired). Mr. Baker enjoyed a very successful career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Baker held the position of Assistant Director, FBIHQ, Criminal Investigative Division. In this capacity he was responsible for all worldwide FBI criminal investigations, including counter-terrorism during the first Gulf War. From 1987 into 1989, Mr. Baker took a hiatus from the FBI to serve as a Special Assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence and Director of Public Affairs for that Agency. Previously he had been in charge of Congressional and Public Affairs for the FBI. He received the CIA’s highest award for his performance - The Distinguished Intelligence Medal.
After Mr. Baker’s retirement from the FBI in 1991, his tenure with the Motion Picture Association of America began when he was named Senior Vice President and Director, Worldwide Anti-Piracy. He served in that capacity until July of 1994 when he was elevated by Chairman Jack Valenti to President and Chief Operating Officer of the Association, which serves as a trade organization and mini State Department for the US film industry. He retired in July 2000. Following retirement from the Motion Picture Association of America, Mr. Baker has worked as a consultant. He was an advisor to the City of Los Angeles, Independent Review Panel in an analysis of the organization, culture, policies, training tactics and disciplinary procedures of the Los Angeles Police Department. He also serves as an FBI/CIA technical consultant to the film industry. He is a non-executive director on corporate boards, including an Australian company, where he was Chairman of the Regulatory and Compliance Committee. From 2010 to 2014 he served as a Commissioner on a classified Counter-Terrorist study headed by Former FBI and CIA Director William H. Webster. Having worked closely with then Attorney General William Barr in the late 80’s and early 90’s he served as an advisor to the AG in his return to that position.
To ensure the health and safety of its event staff and guests, effective September 10, 2021, all those attending events sponsored by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California and at the Reagan Institute in Washington, DC must provide proof of full vaccination status against COVID-19, or provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within three days prior to the event they’re attending at the Reagan Library or Reagan Institute. ‘Fully vaccinated’ means vaccinated at least 14 days after the guest’s second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.
To enter the event, attendees must bring proof of vaccination, either a physical vaccination card, a picture of their vaccination card, or a digital vaccination record, or health care document showing vaccination status, along with photo ID. Children under the age of 12 and unvaccinated persons must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within three days prior to the event they’re attending at the Reagan Library or Reagan Institute. This policy also applies to all speakers and performers associated with the event, as well as all staff. Any attendee who arrives at registration check-in without proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test performed within the past 3 days will not be admitted into the event.
Following the lunch, guests will have a chance to self-guide the Ronald Reagan Presidential Museum, Air Force One Pavilion, and our extraordinary special exhibition, FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda exhibit. FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda covers the history of the storied agency from inception to its modern-day efforts to fight domestic terrorism in the United States. This is the first time that many of these objects have been on public display together. Over 300 artifacts are on display including two pieces of the jet engine from United Airlines Flight 175 that was crashed into the South Tower on 9/11, the actual manifesto written by the Unabomber that led to his capture and arrest, the original raft, paddles and life vests used in the infamous Alcatraz escape and so much more.
This all-inclusive offer is only $66.00 per person (tax and gratuity included). Reservations are required and must be made by Monday, January 3 at 8:00 a.m. Make your reservations early before we sell out. Casual attire is suggested.