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name of the FBI guy in charge, with the thickest Southern accent imaginable. I say to myself, “It is all over.” So I say to him: “This is Ed Koch, and I'm here as an attorney, and there's a crowd outside and they're building up, and I think we're going to be in trouble. Come over and help us.” He says in his best Southern voice: “Well, we're just an investigatory agency. We cannot intervene in these matters, but I'd like to have the facts.” I said, “There's a crowd out there. We are going to get killed:” “Well, we'd like to have all of the facts. How many people are out there and who are with you?” I said, “Listen, I've got to get off this phone, because I've got to get out of here, because I'm going to get killed. I'll give you my itinerary so that it will make it easier for you to find the bodies. We're going back to Jackson if we get out of this building.” And we hung up.

The prosecutor is still waiting, and he said, “Come with me.” He took us out a side door and we ran out the side door, got into the car and took off.

Okay. I've got to come back the next day because I've got to help these kids.


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