The Nation: Mr. Cox Takes a June Bride

ALL afternoon the skies above the White House Rose Garden were a dull pewter gray. The 400 guests arrived at the East Gate, had their credentials checked so that crashers could be spotted, and walked quickly through intermittent drizzle to shelter under the South Portico. It was not an auspicious beginning. Many guests thought that Tricia Nixon should move her wedding indoors to the East Room.

In a fairly impressive display of her stubborn cool, Tricia decided that her wedding to Edward Finch Cox would go just as she had planned it. Attendants with...

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