THE PRESIDENCY: The Brother Billy Caper

Georgia's Carter clan never exactly made themselves out to be the family next door, Andy Hardy variety. There was always something a little different running in the blood.

Cartoonist Jeff MacNelly, of the Richmond News Leader, understood right off, and when he drew the White House he sometimes included a hound dog, a beat-up pickup, a gas pump and Billy—just to make the Carters feel at home. Humorist Art Buchwald eased the presidential family into national life by telling his audiences that to understand them one should consider the Carter Administration as just...

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