Getting better all the time

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 1, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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The press secretary to Lady Bird Johnson and a part of Washington's social and political life offers a reflection of her experiences, from youth and career to marriage, motherhood, widowhood, and middle age

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Carpenter ( Ruffles and Flourishes ) was a reporter, LBJ's vice-presidential aide, and Lady Bird's press secretary, and she does have a story to tell. Someone else should have told it, however. "Sixty ... Read full review



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Liz Carpenter is the author of the bestselling "Ruffles & Flourishes," is a senior consultant with Hill & Knowlton, and was named by three presidents to positions of trust. Under President Johnson she served as executive assistant to the vice president and later as White House staff director and press secretary to the first lady. Under President Gerald Ford, she served on the International Women's Year Commission, and President Jimmy Carter appointed her Assistant Secretary of Education for Public Affairs. She was named "Woman of the Year in Government and Public Affairs" by "Ladies Home Journal," She is also a founding member of the National Women's Political Caucus. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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