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You retired and left the board.
Yes. No, I thought that was proper to really pull out. I
don't understand corporations where they have three or four
ex-C.E.O.s on, their own C.E.O.s still on the board. If I was C.E.O.
and I had to look over my shoulder all the time, I'd go mad.
In retrospect, how do you feel about your choice of successor?
Well, I think he was the best--I'd say he was the best.
He was the best.
[end of side one, tape two; beginning of side two]
How did you know--it seems to me that very shortly after he
became C.E.O.--now, naturally, I'm not asking--you weren't involved
in these decisions because you'd left; I'm asking your response to
them, really. He did a number of things, he undid a number of things
that you had done. For example, he sold the Star, and he sold
Inland--correct me if I'm wrong on any of this--
--the Star sold itself--
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