People: Oct. 11, 1982

She is as ambitious, as coquettish, as headstrong as her childhood celluloid idol, Scarlett O'Hara. And when Governor John Y. Brown, 48, swept Phyllis George, 33, off her feet, he seemed as dashing and roguishly gallant as Rhett Butler. But now any similarity between Butler, that blockade-running profiteer, and Brown is frankly causing the Governor to give a damn. Over the past few years, the former owner of Kentucky Fried Chicken has apparently been withdrawing sacks of hundred dollar bills from his account at a bank in Miami, not far from his vacation...

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