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were some famous people, too, like John Hersey, who'd sort of be in and out of there, and Charlie Murphy, who later on wrote the Windsor memoirs, among other things.

Q:

What time did people get in?

Heiskell:

Leisurely late. Ten o'clock.

Q:

When was closing night, in that year? Do you remember, when you first got there?

Heiskell:

Seems to me we closed on the Saturdays. Time closed on Sunday. That was always a big issue, because they had to work through the weekend. I'm pretty sure we closed on Fridays. But that meant closing in on Friday up to midnight--2 o'clock, 4 o'clock in the morning, something like that.

Q:

And how many nights would you end up staying late when you first started?

Heiskell:

Oh, a couple of nights a week.

Q:

And dinner would be brought to you there?

Heiskell:

At the beginning I don't think dinner was brought to us there. At the beginning we'd go downstairs somewhere and have dinner and then come back up. Then later on they got into the habit of



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