People: Jan. 13, 1961

Into Washington on President-elect John F. Kennedy's Convair, the Caroline, winged Actor-Crooner Frank Sinatra and his close Hollywood pal, Cinemactor Peter Lawford, Jack Kennedy's brother-in-law. Also included in the entourage: a dog in a black sweater. Frankie and Peter had an urgent mission: to stage a mammoth Inauguration Eve entertainment gala in the capital's National Guard Armory. Frankie was fairly glutted with ideas, as he had hinted upon his arrival: "It's really tremendous when you think Ella Fitzgerald is coming from Australia. I could talk to you for three hours and still not be able to give you all of our...

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