Raindrops and Reconciliation

Behind the scenes at the Clinton library opening, as old foes praised one another

There is some magic in the fraternity of presidents.  For the most most part they forgive one another for the insults they have endured on the political battlefield. And then, once they get their library centers up and functioning, they reach out to one another. Last week, when both President Bushes and President Carter joined Bill Clinton for the opening of his new Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. (Gerald Ford, 91, did not feel up to the trip), they got drenched in the rain like everyone else. But afterward they and their wives got to dry out in the Clintons'...

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