The Presidency: Patrick Lyndon


"That's an elephant, isn't it?" grinned Patrick Nugent. Proud and nervous, Pat announced to reporters at Austin's Seton Hospital that upstairs his wife Luci had just given birth to an 8-lb. 10-oz. son, the President's first grandchild. Name: Patrick Lyndon.

Lady Bird Johnson, who stood by in the hospital during her daughter's six hours' labor and delivery, immediately telephoned the news to her husband at the White House and was joshed about "being a grandma." Hearing about his son-in-law's elephant joke, Grandpa Johnson wired Luci: "I am happy for you...

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