At some point during his time in office, he greeted computer revolutionary Henry Starling, as well as successfully opening the door to China, becoming the first United States President to visit the Communist nation. (VOY: "Future's End"; Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)
In 2154, upon return from an alternate version of 1944, Starfleet Captain Jonathan Archer was shown the timeline resetting by a temporal agent named Daniels. Images of President Nixon could be seen as the timeline reset itself. (ENT: "Storm Front, Part II")
In 2293, Captain Spock "vouched" to volunteer James T. Kirk as a symbolic olive branch to the Klingons. At the time, he referred to a supposedly old Vulcan proverb that stated "Only Nixon could go to China." (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)
|Selected Presidents of the United States of America|
|George Washington (1789) • Andrew Jackson (1829) • Abraham Lincoln (1861) • Ulysses S. Grant (1869) • Theodore Roosevelt (1901) • Woodrow Wilson (1913) • Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933) • Harry S. Truman (1945) • Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953) • John F. Kennedy (1961) • Lyndon B. Johnson (1963) • Richard M. Nixon (1969) • Jimmy Carter (1977) • Ronald Reagan (1981) • George H.W. Bush (1989) • William J. Clinton (1993) • George W. Bush (2001) • ...|
According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 2, p. 84), Richard Nixon was the 37th president of the United States. Furthermore, the birth and death years of Richard Nixon were 1913 and 1994, respectively. Lastly, Nixon met Starling in 1970.
The original photograph of Nixon, found in the US National Archives, depicted him standing next to Elvis Presley, however, for the photograph's appearance in "Future's End", Ed Begley, Jr. as Starling, was superimposed over that of Elvis' body.