Inscribed by the First Lady in the lower margin, "To Frankie Hewitt / Best wishes," and signed by her and the President. Fine. Item #41182
Hewitt (1931-2003) had a long career in Washington DC, first as a speech writer for John F. Kennedy and an assistant to U.N. Ambassador Adlai Stevenson, later as the driving force behind the reinvigoration of Ford's Theatre where she served as producting artistic director; on the day before her death, she received the National Humanities Award.