To me, he was one of the best conversationalists I have ever met.
It just goes to show the complexity of human character, and the element of truth that was used to smear the whole Radical project of Reconstruction.
North Carolina Readmitted,Reconstruction Government ended,
From the perspective of history, our estimation of him must rise, as it declines or should for the likes of Wilson, Roosevelt, and Johnson.
Absolutely sincere, unaffected, humorous, and upright.