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Old October 13th 21, 01:01   #42
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Re: EpDis: Chrysalis

Originally Posted by Moonface View Post
Anyways: I saw JMS commentary on this episode and he mentioned, that for Clarks inauguration they used a picture of Jonson's inauguration as a reference. I didn't get why (as a European, I've know glue about US presidents). So I skimmed over the Wikipedia articles of JFK and Jonson, and I do get why Santiago stands for JFK, as JFK was very peace oriented, but I fail how Clark is a reference to Jonson, as he did continue JFKs path, if I didn't miss anything.

Any insights from US citizens on this?
I think it was more to evoke the shocked feeling the US had after Kennedy's assassination more than any commentary about Johnson.
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