The Fix’s 8 favorite Richard Nixon photos

January 10, 2013

Wednesday would have been the 100th birthday of one Richard Milhous Nixon, the Fix's frontrunner for most intriguing Republican president of the modern era. (Bill Clinton is our pick for most intriguing Democratic president.)

The celebrations around Nixon's centennial got us to thinking -- and searching the web -- for our favorite pictures of our 37th president.  Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, suggestions from our Twitter and Facebook posses and the efforts of WaPo photo editor Dee Swann, we present our eight favorite Nixon photos -- in no particular order -- below.

Which ones did we miss? The comments section awaits.

1. Nixon and Elvis Aron Presley


(AP)

2. Nixon bowls


(AP)

3. Nixon in China!


(AP)

4. Nixon, Whittier football


(AP)

5. Nixon, in victory


(AP)

6. Nixon, in defeat


(AFP)

7. Nixon and Sammy Davis Jr.


(AP)

8. Nixon and Katharine Graham


(AP)
Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.
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