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Great picture of two presidents! (Original Post) USALiberal Jun 2017 OP
You can see the stars in Pres. Clintons' eyes irisblue Jun 2017 #1
Yes True Dough Jun 2017 #2
How about 3 US Presidents? Elwood P Dowd Jun 2017 #3
and John Lewis TNNurse Jun 2017 #4
💙 n/t BlancheSplanchnik Jun 2017 #6
I've always loved this picture. WinstonSmith4740 Jun 2017 #5
We should always keep in mind how much the Democratic Party has oasis Jun 2017 #7
Historical moment peacebuzzard Jun 2017 #8
Love the pic, thanks for sharing. iluvtennis Jun 2017 #9
Someday, some middle-aged man or woman will hang a similar photo in the Oval Office... Hekate Jun 2017 #10
I hope so Martin Eden Jun 2017 #11
Could be.... Marcuse Jun 2017 #12
I only got half of two presidents in those days DFW Jun 2017 #13
So cool! nt USALiberal Jun 2017 #14
One of my prize possessions, no question. DFW Jun 2017 #16
Wow! Blue_Roses Jun 2017 #15
I can't claim to have done anything exceptional to get this DFW Jun 2017 #17

TNNurse

(6,926 posts)
4. and John Lewis
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 02:44 PM
Jun 2017

that is a treat. Two of these fine gentlemen make my list of people who make me proud to be from GA. Not all the time am I proud but there are moments.

WinstonSmith4740

(3,056 posts)
5. I've always loved this picture.
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 02:53 PM
Jun 2017

Kind of a "passing of the torch". Even if neither of them knew it at the time.

oasis

(49,359 posts)
7. We should always keep in mind how much the Democratic Party has
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 03:02 PM
Jun 2017

contributed to the betterment of American life.

Hekate

(90,610 posts)
10. Someday, some middle-aged man or woman will hang a similar photo in the Oval Office...
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 04:24 PM
Jun 2017

...of themself when young, shaking the hand of Barack Obama. Yes they will. Yes we can.

Martin Eden

(12,858 posts)
11. I hope so
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 04:38 PM
Jun 2017

And I bet that young person will have that same look as young Bill -- a deep appreciation of the moment and a fierce determination to do what he or she can for their country.

DFW

(54,325 posts)
13. I only got half of two presidents in those days
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 04:40 PM
Jun 2017

I was 11 years old, and my dad, who knew Pierre Salinger, JFK's press secretary, got JFK to inscribe this to me for my 11th birthday. Just in time. I lived to see my birthday the following year. JFK did not.

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I still keep it in the original frame it was in when my dad gave it to me that day in March, 1963.

DFW

(54,325 posts)
16. One of my prize possessions, no question.
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 04:51 PM
Jun 2017

I have the usual photos of me and Clinton, me and Obama, and age 11, there wouldn't have been a whole hell of a lot I would have known to say to a president JFK anyway. But even so, not a hell of a lot normal mortals left that can boast one of these in their living room!

My dad and Bobby, Sr. got to be fairly close a few years later, but he never really got to know JFK. One of our family friends (and close colleague of my father), on the other hand, knew JFK really well, and I REALLY regret not pumping her for more stories. My brother and I used to go out to dinner with her at least twice a year right up until she passed away at age 93 (4 years ago). She was tiny, but terrorized all presidents from JFK to Obama at press briefings. Bush Jr. feared her more than he feared the Taliban.

DFW

(54,325 posts)
17. I can't claim to have done anything exceptional to get this
Sat Jun 17, 2017, 04:53 PM
Jun 2017

Just the right dad at the right time.

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