Bradlee: Yup. Yup.
Cannon: I think I can’t afford it. I have two children and . . .
JFK: Well, you couldn’t, I mean, at this point. Now, after the war? What are you now, about forty-two or -three? Forty-one. Now let’s say 1945, you might have been able to.
Cannon: Well, it was not a convenient thing.
JFK: What was it, in ’45, were you in the service?
JFK: Well, when you came home, you were pretty much [unclear].
Cannon: Yeah, but I was . . . I’m not talking about myself.
JFK: No, but I’m just trying to say, why wasn’t it possible, really, in ’45?
Cannon: Well, basically, my problem was financial. I recognize that this was something that if you were going to be honest in, you ought to have an independent source of income.