FILE - This Jan. 18, 1965 file photo shows President-elect Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, acknowledging a cheers from Democrats at the inaugural gala in Washington. Living in the White ... more 
FILE - This Jan. 18, 1965 file photo shows President-elect Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, acknowledging a cheers from Democrats at the inaugural gala in Washington. Living in the White House has its perks. But a clothing allowance is not one of them. First ladies feel all sorts of pressure to project a fashionable look, and over the decades they’ve tried a range of cash-saving strategies to pull it off without going broke. Lady Bird Johnson wore a white peau de soie gown for the inaugural gala in 1965, and wore the same gown three more times over the next two years, according to the National Archives. (AP Photo, File) less 
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