White | William S. [Lady Bird Johnson Association Copy]

The Making of a Journalist

First Edition

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    Description

    First edition of The Making of a Journalist, inscribed by Lady Bird Johnson to Jack Valenti. Octavo, 248pp. Contemporary green morocco, title in gilt on spine. Frontispiece portrait of author. Inscribed by former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson on the half title: “For Jack and Mary Margaret – I hope you will enjoy this look at times – and people – we all shared. Love, Lady Bird. Christmas ’86.”

    Comments: Jack Valenti was a Special Advisor to President Lyndon Johnson from 1964-1966. His wife, Mary Margaret Valenti, was a personal secretary of Senator Johnson from 1956-1962. Jack Valenti was in Dallas in November, 1963 and can be seen in the famous photograph of President Johnson being sworn in aboard Air Force One, next to Mrs. Johnson. They both remained close with Lady Bird Johnson after the death of President Johnson in 1973. Jack Valenti would go on to become the President of the Motion Picture Association of America

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Lexington, KY

    Publisher

    The University of Kentucky Press

    Edition

    First Edition

    Date Published

    1986

    ISBN

    0-8131-1603-1

    Binding

    Full leather

    Condition

    Fine

    Jacket Condition
    Author

    White | William S. [Lady Bird Johnson Association Copy]

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