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“Why They Wore It” Lecture & Luncheon with Kate Betts

August 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm


“Why They Wore It’ Luncheon Series at the Nixon Library!

The Nixon Library is hosting an exciting seven-part speaker and luncheon series, featuring six knowledgeable titans of the fashion industry, including those who designed gowns for First Ladies, and those who wrote about, critically reviewed and drew attention to them.

Each luncheon menu will include courses that First Ladies served to their White House guests. Each lecture will begin with a brief original film that reviews the styles of the First Ladies under discussion, set to popular music of the time period.

Tuesday, August 28th
11 AM lecture
12 Noon luncheon
1 PM book signing

An award-winning magazine editor and bestselling author who has held top positions at Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, Mrs. Betts is the author of Michelle Obama and the Power of Style, which she will discuss along with her fashion observations about the current First Lady Melania Trump.

Series Package:
Attend all seven lectures/luncheons for: $350 (Members: $300)

Individual Tickets:
Lecture/luncheon combo: $75 (Members: $65)

Each ticket includes:
– Admission for one to a lecture and luncheon in the magnificent White House East Room
– Admission for one to the New Nixon Library and Museum
– Admission for one to the new special exhibit Why They Wore It
– Admission for one to the new special exhibit Vote Like Your World Depended On It: The Story of the 1968 Election

There will be assigned seating. Please purchase tickets under one name to be sat together. You can also enter a seating request note on the order form.


August 28, 2018
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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18001 Yorba Linda Blvd, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd
Yorba Linda, CA 92886 United States
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