People, Feb. 28, 1972

One traveler who never blends into the landscape is ex-President Lyndon Baines Johnson, currently vacationing in an Acapulco villa with his own supplies of bottled water, tapioca, steak and ketchup. When a dinner invitation came from Acapulco's social pinnacle —the white marble mansion of Actress Merle Oberon and her Mexican industrialist husband Bruno Pagliai —L.BJ. said no thanks, he'd drop by afterward. Lady Bird demurred, but Lyndon isn't about to do anything he doesn't want to do these days. "Bird," he said, "you know I'm not goin' to eat anywhere but here."

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