Thursday, 29 January 2009

Nixon in China





























































Via Exposure Compensation comes the top images from the Bush era, generally of him gurning as he makes a gaffe. Check out the emotion on Bush's face as he prepares to make his farewell conference here. However, my favourite is of Bush choosing the wrong door to leave a conference room in China.

Which brings me on to these great images of Richard Nixon in China. The pictures are by Byron Schumaker, amongst others, and show Nixon with Mao, Zhou En Lai and, most terrifying of all, with Madame Mao. Miaow!

More images available here.

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