Americans Abroad: Senorita L.B.J.

"Take care of my girl," the President admonished the ambassador. So when Lynda Bird Johnson, 22, stepped off the tourist section of a TWA jet in Madrid last week, the "unofficial" reception committee resembled the twelve days of Christmas. On hand were U.S. Ambassador to Spain Angier Biddle Duke, his wife, two of her children, the U.S. deputy chief of mission, the ambassador's special assistant, the embassy press attache, two Spanish Foreign Ministry functionaries, six White House Secret Service men, 25 press photographers, and Lynda Bird watchers as thick as pears on...

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