People: Jan. 19, 1981

Eleanor and Franklin had done it. Bess and Harry too, along with every First Couple since. So, in keeping with a four-decade tradition, Jimmy and Rosalynn agreed to pose for Yousuf Karsh's camera. The Carters, says the famed Ottawa lensman, were "very cordial, warm and cooperative" as subjects. So was Amy's pet, Misty Malarkey, a copycat who insisted on being included in Rosalynn's portraits, taken in the Yellow Oval Room. The President, who had generously allowed two hours for his session in the Oval Office, proved especially understanding when asked to pose again...

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