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Tricia Nixon and Edward Cox Dance at their Wedding Reception

In this photograph by Oliver F. Atkins, Tricia Nixon, the daughter of President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon, dances with Edward Cox at their wedding reception on June 12, 1971. The newlywed couple danced to "Somewhere, My Love" from the movie Doctor Zhivago for their first dance. The wedding reception took place in the East Room of the White House following a ceremony outside in the Rose Garden. Tricia Nixon's wedding ensemble was designed by Priscilla Kidder with the bride's input and featured a juliet cap and illusion silk veil.
Oliver F. Atkins
Date of Work
June 12, 1971
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum/NARA