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there any reason, with the possible exception of time pressures why
he can't continue to be somehow involved with your operation here?
If we continue our operation, in light of the--there's no
reason why not. I mean, except as you say, time, and he'll be
realistic about that. I certainly would want to be realistic about
Now, what I was going to ask you about further on small business
was that, am I recalling correctly that, quite recently in fact,
Richard Nixon appeared here? I believe it was in New York City at a
dinner or something, and he was the speaker to a fairly large group
of small businessman, perhaps two or three hundred, and they were
He was very supportive of minority small business.
In the t.v. clip that I saw of him he made a statement to the
effect that, I suppose he was talking about early in his
administration or some years back--anyway, that such a large assembly
of minority businessmen, especially black businessmen, small
businessmen would not have been possible.
Before his administration?
Probably, he was talking about before or maybe early in his
administration, as I recall. He was really attributing this
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