Apparently Richard Nixon, at the height of intense passions over Kent State, sneaked out of the White House at 4:30 one morning and met startled protesters on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. This is a fascinating story; showing more layers of complexity to a man, who history has shown, was probably right-on, when it came to matters of foreign diplomacy….

It shows that being right, not popular, may get one unelected, but over time, it restores one’s name to prominence….