Saturday, July 18, 2015

This Lunch Photo Makes Me Feel Melancholy



"Notice the official White House emblem on the plate. The silver platter. The sculpted ball of cottage cheese encircled by slices of pineapple, perhaps canned. The glass of milk."

This is the lunch that President Richard Nixon ate on August 8, 1974, just before going on national television to announce that he was resigning.



More: NPR

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