Thanks to Dean Bradshaw for posting this, and to Richard Avedon for the image and words that follow…

deanbradshaw:

I once went to Washington for what they call a “photo opportunity” with Henry Kissinger. As I led him to the camera, he said a puzzling thing. He said, “Be kind to me.” I wish there had been time to ask him exactly what he meant, although it’s probably clear. Now, Kissinger knows a lot…