Benjamin Franklin sailed home from France in 1785 carrying an awkward goodbye gift from King Louis XVI: an oval-shaped gold box that held a miniature portrait of the king, surrounded by 408 diamonds.
"Move Over, Trump. This President’s Two Lions Set off the Greatest Emoluments Debate." is from the July 21, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Erick Trickey and narrated by Sam Scholl.