- Historic Sites
October 2002 | Volume 53, Issue 5
In the last months of her life, finally content in a third marriage, she was still mulling the moral implications of that simple yes she’d given her father years earlier. I suspect she never really made peace with her decision, but I hope she found comfort in the pleasure it brought a warexhausted President and, as a result, the service it rendered the nation. In the end her opting for her father’s happiness and her wrestling with the tightness of that choice proved her heir to the best in both her parents.