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invited to be--to head the number two job at the Post Office. [laughter] He knew so much more about the Post Office than anybody else did.

Q:

What about--I don't know if there were major--in your years--First Amendment issues that came up in the press. The reason I'm asking is--would the board weigh in on that kind of thing?

Heiskell:

No.

Q:

Publicly.

Heiskell:

No. They wouldn't. They simply didn't have any particular qualifications on the First Amendment issues.

Q:

Or if you had asked somebody on the board for that reason--somebody with First Amendment qualifications?

Heiskell:

No, we did not. Well, all the First Amendment issues we handled ourselves, either with the editors handling them, or going down talking with Congressmen.

Q:

What about your law firm? Was Cravath still the law firm?

Heiskell:

No--oh, yes, I'm sorry--Cravath was the law firm, but we did employ at various times people in Washington--law firms, quote really “lobbyists.” And then we created our own business office in





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