The NBC Christmas special received over 8 million viewers.The NBC Christmas special received over 8 million viewers.

Nixon Daughters Star in NBC Christmas Special

    Tricia and Julie Nixon reminisced about their White House years and First Lady Pat Nixon’s love for Christmas in an NBC special entitled, “A White House Christmas: First Families Remember” which aired on December 20, 2012.

    Mrs. Nixon’s efforts to decorate the White House were unprecedented and she is credited with introducing many festive holiday traditions including the annual gingerbread house.

    Hosted by Emmy Award winner Meredith Vieira, the NBC special went behind-the-scenes to get a glimpse at holiday celebrations and traditions in the executive mansion.

    It also featured former First Ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Bush and Rosalynn Carter.

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