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Presidential Inaugurations: Traditions & Transitions - Photo 3

Presidential Inaugurations: Traditions & Transitions - Photo 3

Presidential Inaugurations: Traditions & Transitions - Photo 3

To help ease the transition of moving into the White House, the incumbent First Lady traditionally invites the spouse of the president-elect to tour the president's private quarters. In preparation for the Nixon family's move into the White House, Lady Bird Johnson reviews floor plans with the incoming First Lady Pat Nixon and Chief Usher J.B. West in the West Sitting Hall, in November 1968.

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