Gerson's Diner looked something like this:

Do you think the fictitious Clyde Gerson's anger and hatred over the Kennedy PT boat incident is fiction? It isn't. There are many, many people who feel the same way he does. Check out the forums and articles I linked just below this paragraph. Sixty years later there is still heated debate about whether Kennedy deserved a medal or a court-martial. We know how Clyde Gerson feels.