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“I was always a liability to him until we got to the White House. And he never asked me to change or said anything about it. Everyone thought I was a snob from Newport, who had bouffant hair and had French clothes and hated politics…Sometimes I’d say, ‘Oh, Jack, I wish—you know I’m sorry for you that I’m just such a dud.’”

Interview with Arthur Schlesinger, quoted by Maureen Dowd, in “Memoirs of a Geisha,” New York Times, September 13, 2011.
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