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This is a deficiency of mine. I enjoyed the Braniff board meetings
in Dallas and Houston, and seeing the Braniff jet painted by /Calder
arrive in New York, which was really a very gay sight.
Do you have any particular job on that board?
No. Well, I'm on one subcommittee, on social services
of the -- I have -- the subcommittee hasn't met, so the answer is, No.
I go and enjoy it. And it's interesting to me, because I'm
interested in business and enterprise and these people are very
enterprising. I gave a dinner and theatre party for Mrs. Johnson,
in April, April 19, which was very gay. We came a little bit late
but the show had not started, did not start because they evidently
knew that she was coming, and she received a great ovation from
the audience. Isn't that interesting? Wonderful, it's wonderful.
Mrs. Vincent Astor gave a lovely party for Mrs. Johnson on
the 20th of June, at her place in the country, a marvelous summer evening,
everybody beautifully dressed, lovely lighting, very pale clothes.
Where is she, out on Long Island?
No, she lives up the river near Pocantico Hills. And I
had Mrs. Johnson and Mrs, Steves and Mr, and Mrs. Castro and Mr. Steves
for a weekend party at my farm on October 20th. It was one of
those wonderful red and yellow weekends, a marvelous fall day,
and that night we saw a movie called -- you know that great
French movie --
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