Cannon: Were you disappointed in ’56 when you didn’t make it for vice president? JFK: I was for about a day or so.
Cannon: Is that all, really? What did you do to contain your disappointment?
JFK: I didn’t really ever think I was going to run when I went there. I didn’t think I had much of a chance ever. When Stevenson asked me to nominate him. I thought I was out, this was a complete surprise to me, I really . . .
Bradlee: Did you nominate Stevenson in ’56?
Toni Bradlee: Maybe he’ll do the same for you now. [laughter]
Bradlee: You’d ask nothing less.
Cannon: But once it was done, were you disappointed?
JFK: Yeah, I guess we were, the next morning, weren’t we, Jackie? I mean, I was tired.