The Press: Wilderness White House

Last week Lynda Bird Johnson wanted to be alone. She made a four-day, 42-mile trek through the lonely lakes of Northern Minnesota with an entourage of eleven canoes, several Secret Service men, Mrs. Orville Freeman, tables, benches, portable lavatories and plenty of steaks. Because the trip was being financed by the National Geographic, Lynda had banned the press and was traveling incognito: floppy madras hat, dark glasses.

But the press was not to be deterred by the girl it dubbed "the Greta Garbo of the North Woods." A hearty band of four reporters and photographers from the Milwaukee Sentinel and Minneapolis Tribune...

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