The Presidency: How Not to Take It Easy


President Johnson was entertaining at a stag luncheon last week when his wife slipped into the dining room, motioned to the gentlemen to remain seated, and went to her husband's side. "I hope," said Lady Bird, "you'll set aside 30 minutes for my little project." The project, Lyndon explained later, was a half-hour afternoon nap for himself. It seems that Lady Bird has been campaigning to slow down her locomotive husband. Only recently, the President found a note from her pinned to his pillow. The note, said Lyndon, made "a definite...

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