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absence of an executive. I mean, they have a good
treasury, but they would have to double their present dues of $100 per year, I think, to
fund a top level executive secretary, rather than the present secretarial backup which
they now have.
And also, I don't know that they're doing enough in terms of getting younger people
involved. Younger people. I don't think that they are being as
diligent and as systematic and as-- well, they're not -- they're showing the signs of
middle age atrophy, contentment, you know. They are acting as if this is the best of all
possible approaches, and the best of all possible people, with experience, you know, and
the background of success, etc. And I did push my son and a former assistant of mine to
get in there, and I kept hinting that maybe they should bring some of these young people
on the executive committee.
But their problem is that they are not able to deal with the bashness and the
iconoclastic quality of the young people whom I respect. It seems to me as if they ought
to be better able to understand and see the positive of young people who aren't
particularly deferential. They don't seem to be.
As a result, they don't seem to have any young people. They don't even have deferential
young people in the Group, and that's what I think they need for revitalization of the
Group, the Hundred Black Men., etc.
Thank you. Here endeth my lesson!
I'd like to ask you a couple of questions further on the Group,
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