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This photograph, taken on February 24, 1972, shows President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon visiting the Great Wall of China. President Nixon visited the People's Republic of China to normalize relations with the communist country. This was the first time a sitting American president visited China. This photograph is part of a collection belonging to former White House Executive Chef Henry Haller. Haller served as executive chef at the White House from 1966-1987.

Courtesy of Henry & Carole Haller and Family
White House History with Margaret Brennan: The President Abroad
White House Historical Association 1610 H Street NW Washington DC 20006 U.S.A.

The White House Historical Association's 2024 quarterly series White House History with Margaret Brennan will feature four conversations dealing with various topics about the rich history of the Executive Mansion.

The White House Historical Association’s third part of the series will take place on June 26, 2024 and will explore The President Abroad."

Registration and speaker information to be announced.