Books: Also Current: Aug. 7, 1964

FIRST LADY by Martha Dinwiddie Butterfield as told to Patrick Dennis with photographs by Cris Alexander. 282 pages. William Morrow. $6.95.

It must have been an absolute giggle of an idea. With the elections coming up and all, it would be a hoot to do a sort of Little Me thing, only about the girl who married the President. All the fun people joined in—Peggy Cass, Dody Goodman, Harold Lang, Dagmar, Kaye Ballard, Jacques d'Amboise, Melissa Hayden, Vicki Cummings and lots of others—and everybody got dressed up in the wildest costumes while Cris Alexander...

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