The Nation: Carter Slept Here Too

The White House staff had already set up an office in the laundry room, and the telephone company had installed special phones. Over the barn door a red, white and blue banner announced MARYWOOD FARMS WELCOMES PRESIDENT CARTER.

At 10 p.m. last Friday, Jimmy Carter arrived at the 1,600-acre farm in Indianola, Iowa, 16 miles outside Des Moines, to spend the night as a guest of Farmer Woodrow Wilson Diehl and his wife Mary, It was the President's second overnight visit with an American family—and the Diehls' second visit from a President. In...

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