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The person who represented them in the last election -- I
think she was in their party -- got .0008, which is considerably
less than one percent. (laughs)
In reference to Robert Morgenthau: first of all, I think
you've made pretty clear that he was rather reticent in public.
Is his demeanor really almost shy? He seems to have a little
Relating to people?
... relating to people or meeting them in groups or anything?
Well, let me tell you a little bit about Bob Morgenthau.
I happen to like him very much, and I'm sorry that he's now caught
up in this Nadjari-Carey imbroglio, because he cannot come out
ahead and neither can Carey. I've taken a position on that,
which we can talk about if you'd like. But in any event,
Morgenthau in personal conversation with people that he knows
if an extremely nice person, very voluble, very interesting,
just a very good guy. My relationship with him goes back to
the events preceding the Knapp Commission. I knew him long
before that, but something happened which I'll tell you about
now concerning him and the Knapp Commission.
He had been appointed as the deputy mayor by Lindsay,
and he was to be in charge of corruption of some kind.
And David Durk and Frank Serpico were good friends of mine.
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