Rebecca has to finish reading the book, "Runaway Ralph," by Beverly Clearly. Ms. Clearly is the well known author of over 30 books for young adults and children.
Maxine: Damn it Fran! He compared me to Richard Nixon! FAVORABLY!
Johnathan: Its like they say- Only Nixon could go to China.
Maxine: (uncomfortable irritated laughter) A-ha-ha.
Music: Don Henley did Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows" from his "Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits" cd.