Richard Nixon


A contingency speech drafted by US President Richard Nixon's... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Exhibition,Family,Government,Group Of Objects,Horizontal,Moon,National Archives,New,Politics,Richard Nixon,Speech,USA,Washington DC,William SafirePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA contingency speech drafted by US President Richard Nixon's speechwriter William Safire in case of disaster during the 1969 Apollo 11 lunar landing mission is seen as as part of a new exhibit of items from the Nixon administration and related to the Space Program at the National Archives in Washington on January 7, 2013. The exhibit, 'Nixon and the US Space Program,' features rarely seen documents, photographs and objects representating milestones in manned spaceflight from the Nixon administration, including the telephone used by Nixon to talk with Apollo 11 astronauts after the moon landing and tongs used by Apollo 12 astronauts to collect moon rock samples. AFP PHOTO/Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)