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The Highway: How to Remove Billboards

With his garish ties and gaudy boots, Douglas T. Snarr, 35, comes on like a big bad billboard. He is, indeed, the founder and president of Snarr Advertising,...

The Administration: My Neighbor Needs Me

The President's war against poverty took shape and substance last week. In St. Petersburg, Fla., the first regular class of Volunteers in Service to America...

Nation: Festival of the Arts

From museums in 40 states came 39 paintings and 26 sculptures, and from the elite in the worlds of art, literature, photography, dance, music and drama came...

The First Lady: Boosting Volunteerism

The post carries no official duties, no statutory powers and no salary, but the First Ladyship of the U.S. can be a singularly influential position for women of...

The City: Outdoor Rooms

For city dwellers, small neighborhood playground-parks are supposed to be outdoor, year-round rooms. Some rooms! Almost invariably the floors are asphalt, the...

Hobbies: The Missive That Went Astray

The evening of Oct. 7, 1960, Jackie Kennedy's husband was due to appear on television for the second of four live-TV debates with Richard Nixon. What to do? If...

Nation: Doing the L.BJ.

No one could quite recall why Danish Prime Minister Jens Otto Krag had come to Washington. But no one who attended it would ever forget that his visit...

National Affairs: Notes from the Hill

In the chambers, cloakrooms and corridors of Capitol Hill last week, these congressional names made conversation: ¶ To Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Baines...

Women: Something Blue

Some curbstone quipster uttered the inevitable gag: "It must have been a Republican who complained." Still, it was awfully apt, as two blue-uniformed New York...

Nation: The Dance in the Blue Room

It was the first time Lady Bird and Lyndon Johnson had entertained royalty in the White House. Everything went beautifully—at least until toward the end of the...

Women: The Beautifier

Among the 1,000 or so conservationists, urban renewers, landscape design ers, architects, doers of good and viewers with alarm who met in Washington last week...

People: Jan. 20, 1967

Two years ago, in a dry wash known as Kanapoi in Kenya, Harvard Paleontologist Bryan Patterson was poking around for old bones when he came upon what looked...

People: Nov. 22, 1968

His tour of the U.S. last year took Soviet Poet Evgeny Evtushenlco 23,000 miles around the country and as far north as Alaska. It gave him the material for...

The White House: R.S.V.P.: Pat and Dick

THE WHITE HOUSE "Enjoy this house," the host told his guests with a grand gesture of welcome. Almost before his hand was down, a Congressman was testing the...

The Presidency: How Not to Take It Easy

THE PRESIDENCY President Johnson was entertaining at a stag luncheon last week when his wife slipped into the dining room, motioned to the gentlemen to remain...

The Presidency: Hopeful Head Start

THE PRESIDENCY In one of those ceremonies that bring out the pedagogue in the President, Lyndon Johnson showed up in the Rose Garden of the White House last...

Investigations: Will the Lid Stay Clamped?

After a five-month run that saw more backstage bickering than onstage performance, the Senate Rules Committee last week ended its investigation of Bobby Baker...

Techniques: Plastic on the Palette

Ars longa, vita brevis to the contrary, most "immortal" paintings are all too perishable. Oil paintings in particular suffer from uneven temperatures, direct...