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Twelfth of January, 1987. We're at 870--
How about February?
Let's try February. We're at 870 U.N. Plaza, New York City.
This is Jessica Holland, and this is for the Columbia Oral History
Collection. Would you state and spell your full name?
Andrew Heiskell, H-e-i-s-k-e-l-l.
Okay. We had talked about the whole move into video, cable, etc.
Did you have anything more you wanted to add on that?
Yes, I'm not sure that I mentioned a rather strange event,
which had some continuity to it. Oh--in the mid-sixties, I would
guess, Bill Palely and Frank Stanton invited Jim Linen and myself
over to Blackrock for Lunch--
Blackrock being the headquarters of CBS.
CBS, yes. And we didn't have any idea what it was about,
and we were set down at those very plush quarters that they keep
there: butlers galore, everybody has got a private dining room. And
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