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had to buy a bond to meet them. In other words, we didn't
have to sell the bonds, but in order to get a ticket to come
into these meetings, they had to buy at least a $25 Victory
The first group that I went out with included Lillian
Hellman and Robert Henriques, a very nice gentleman who had
had a big seller at that time...and...
How did you get these people? They weren't all your
Oh, this was for the Government.
Did you call up your friends or did the Government...?
We sat down. The head of this division was Julian
Street, Jr., Pete Street, a very nice man. We worked out
these things together.
Well, it was very successful.
It was tremendously successful.
The first group I shepherded was rather conventional,
except that Lillian Hellman proved a little difficult. She
would leave a pair of gloves or something behind every place
and I'd have to run back and get them. She acted as though
I was her errand boy and I didn't take to that too kindly.
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