People: Jan. 12, 1970

The nation's most admired woman is hardly one of its most gregarious. But shortly before a Gallup poll showed Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 70, first in her countrymen's estimation, a camera caught her in unusually festive circumstances. Posed at a Georgetown party, Mamie wore a fringed shawl and floppy feathered hat to complement the Gay Nineties attire of Host Bob Gray, former secretary to the Eisenhower Cabinet, and Guest of Honor Mel Laird, Secretary of Defense.

A seven-pound jar of chocolate limes, labeled "Sweet Treat from Auntie Mame," was Singer Rogers' Christmas surprise for the orchestra. Surprise? "We were flabbergasted," said one...

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