The Presidency: The Psephologist at Play


After a long Fourth of July weekend on the Texas ranch, Lady Bird Johnson was rarin' to return to Washington and dive back into the elaborate prepara tions for Luci's Aug. 6 wedding. But Lyndon Johnson was in his natural hab itat and, in the absence of any pressing business, had no intention whatever of rushing away. Said he to Lady Bird: "The Cabinet's gone. Congress is home. You and I and [Bill] Moyers would be there all alone." So the visit was ex tended for the rest of the week...

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