The Presidency: Folly & Laughter

The White House has many doors. Last week a lady guest, looking for a mislaid briefcase after a ceremony honoring the Teacher of the Year, opened the wrong door—and walked in on John Kennedy. Gently, the President of the U.S. ushered the intruder out of his bathroom.

It was that kind of a week for Kennedy. With Jackie in Palm Beach, the President took over some of her social chores. More than 1,000 music pupils and high school, students swarmed onto the newly planted South Lawn to hear the Central Kentucky Youth Symphony...

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