People, Jan. 22, 1973

It was time to move, so Washington Hostess Barbara Howar, onetime social fixture of Lyndon Johnson's White House, decided to do things in her own noisy way. Instead of shifting all the junk from one place to another, she advertised a garage sale, opened the doors to her Georgetown establishment and attracted a block-long line of some 2,500 eager souvenir hunters. Barbara offered such items as: a leopard-skin rug ($60), a bathtub full of used cosmetics (two for 5¢), a 125-piece set of Wedgwood china ($800), an old telephone that "Henry Kissinger made...

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