People, Aug. 2, 1976

With a happy smile for photographers and a friendly dig for Dick, a thin but chipper Pat Nixon checked out of a Long Beach, Calif., hospital last week, 16 days after suffering a partly paralyzing stroke at nearby San Clemente. Doctors worried about lingering high blood pressure, but said the outlook for a "full or nearly full recovery" was excellent. Flanked by Daughters Tricia Cox and Julie Eisenhower, the former First Lady, 64, waved from her wheelchair and told well-wishers: "I feel fine, but I'm a little frightened about the driver." No need. With...

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