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Oh, yes, they amazingly loaned all the pictures in the
Maurits kaus from The Hague to the National Gallery in Washington,
and for the opening the queen came. She gave the dinner at the
National Gallery. I would have thought the National Gallery would
have given a dinner in her honor. She gave the dinner. It was
just a reception line, and one got a chance to shake hands with her
and her sister and her husband. There was no chance of any conversation
with her at all. And of course the pictures were superb. The
best pictures of the 17th century Dutch.
Then I went to another party for her in California, where
there was just a dinner in her honor.
A private dinner.
Yes, in a hotel. She has a very pleasant manner, very
I'm on the board of the Lyndon Johnson Foundation, which
supports the Lyndon Johnson Library.
You were on that before, weren't you? Or is this a new assignment?
No, I've been on it. And it also supports the existence
of the University of Texas school of government. I went to stay
with Mrs. Johnson.
Out on the ranch?
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