People: Jan. 24, 1969

She billed her farewell speech to the National Press Club as "The Swan Song of a Lame Duck." But Liz Carpenter, 48, Lady Bird Johnson's press secretary, might better have called it "The Last Hurrahs." There were plenty: "The big question is what Senator McCarthy plans to do. When reporters ask, he doesn't say anything. But he does let them kiss his ring ... I offered myself to Governor Walter Hickel as a national monument. He took one look and said, I don't believe in conservation just for conservation's sake.' . . . All...

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