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LBJ's 1965 Lincoln limo now idles in Middleborough

The Lincoln Continental Limo used by Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson, now owned by John Lawlor and garaged in Middleborough. The Lincoln Continental Limo used by Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson, now owned by John Lawlor and garaged in Middleborough. (Tom Herde for The Boston Globe)
By Bill Griffith
Globe Correspondent / February 16, 2008

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MIDDLEBOROUGH - For John Lawlor, the link between automobiles and presidents isn't limited to a holiday weekend once a year. Lawlor, self-proclaimed "spiritual, technical, and menu adviser" to Tom and Ray Magliozzi's long-running National Public Radio "Car Talk" show, owns one of the limousines used in the 1960s by Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president of the United States. (Full article: 744 words)

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