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President and Mrs. Nixon Visit the Great Wall of China

Photographer
Byron E. Schumaker
Date of Work
February 24, 1972
Type
Photograph
Credit
Courtesy of Henry & Carole Haller and Family
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President and Mrs. Nixon Visit the Great Wall of China

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.