People applaud as the Osborne Brothers perform for U.S. President Nixon and his family at the White House in Washington DC
Washington DC USA Date:1973, March 17 Duration:4 min 51 sec Sound:Yes
The Osborne Brothers perform for the First Family of the United States at the White House in Washington DC, United States on March 17, 1973. Wearing an oversize green satin bow-tie President Nixon arrives on a stage. He explains that he wears the green tie because it is St. Patrick's Day. He also notes that Mrs. Nixon also wears green and that it is her birthday. The crowd applauds. The First Lady of the United States Pat Nixon, her daughters Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower and sons in law Edward F. Cox and David Eisenhower seated. President Nixon joins his family after introducing the performers and commenting on this being an evening with "American" music. The Osborne Brothers perform a song called "Rocky Top."The crowd applauds. (This Osborne Brothers' performance marks the first ever performance of Bluegrass Music at the White House.)
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