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Tricia Nixon’s White House wedding revisited


On June 12, 1971, Tricia Nixon, the oldest daughter of President Richard Nixon, married Edward Cox in the White House Rose Garden. The wedding was covered on an NBC News special that night, anchored by Edwin Newman and Barbara Walters. When discussing interest in the White House wedding, Walters noted that the event was a chance to "view the closest we have to tradition and royalty."