THE PRESIDENT-ELECT: Answers & Questions

The differences, little and big, that the dignity of the most important political office in the world brings were evident on the morning after Jack Kennedy won his election. At 10 a.m. Kennedy walked the 100 yds. or so from his Hyannisport house to Brother Bobby's for a staff meeting. When he entered the living room, all present rose—the first time they had ever done so for their boss. They were all old friends and hardly roistering ones, but the occasion was reminiscent of young Prince Hal, becoming King Henry V and having to abandon his old carefree intimacy...

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