Richard Nixon (77 images)

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President Nixon awarded the moon-voyaging astronauts of Apollo 14 with NASA’s Distinguished Service Medal at a White House dinner on March 1, 1971. Here, on a lighter note, the president presents Astronaut Alan Shepard wth the “Distinguished Order of Lunar Duffers,” a reference to Shepard’s makeshift golf game on the Moon. LTR: Astronaut Edgar Mitchell; Astronaut Stuart Roosa; Shepard; Nixon; and Vice president Spiro Agnew. (UPI Photo/John Full/Files)
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