“keep ‘em honest”. If one determined person could do this, that could be revolutionary in a political sense. Nevertheless, especially after a particular incident in 2005 (involving the school systems), one could question my “purposes”, maybe even rising to legal questions about “intent”. Specifically, I hadn’t been motivated by financial gain in the usual sense, and particularly the need to provide for (and go to bat for) other people, as in a family. This came to be known as “’The Privilege of Being Listened To’ Problem”.
First picture, above: A paper plant in West Point, VA, site of a Science Honor Society (Washington-Lee High School, Arlington) field trip in April, 1961, as I headed down to take a test for a chemistry competition at William and Mary.
Below: JFK on Inauguration Day, 1961, my senior year of High School (from the Kennedy Center). "Ask not..."