Clark Bateman wrote:
Right you are! Seems odd that he was on an official state visit to Japan at the time of the demo. That's definitely SoS type stuff...
True, but when you're the president's brother, you automatically carry a lot more diplomatic weight than your garden variety Attorney General. Between the bland Dean Rusk, who had no prior connection to JFK before his SoS appointment, and an RFK, a foreign power can easily decide who gets them more access to the White House.
Anyway, back to your regularly scheduled programming.