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1979 Princess Sue Johnsen with President Carter

1979 Princess Sue Johnsen with President Carter

Sue Johnsen, in tan dress to the left of Montana princess, stands in the first row just behind President Carter's left shoulder outside The White House in April 1979. When the president heard that the Cherry Blossom Queen was selected by the random chance of a Wheel of Fortune, he joked that the method might be better and cheaper than expensive primaries in choosing a presidential nominee.

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