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I call. Vice-President Nolan is on the other end. I said, “This is Congressman Koch.” “Oh, yes, Congressman.” I said, “I under- stand you've been looking for me. I find it hard to understand why you haven't found me. I'm at this telephone number which is listed.” “Well, Mr. Rockefeller would like to set up a meeting with you.” I said, “Fine.” He said, “We would like to do that,” and gave me a date about three weeks later. I said, “Oh, no. If we're going to have a meeting, it will have to be tomorrow, because I intend to make a statement on this matter over the weekend.” think it was on a Wednesday that we had this conversation. So he said, “Well, I'll have to call you back.” He called me back a few minutes later and said, “Mr. Rockefeller said it will be fine if we have a meeting tomorrow. Would you mind coming over to our office?” I said, “No, I don't mind coming over to your office.” “Good.”

So the meeting is for the next day. Now, my administrative assistant who was running the office at that time -- he's now the head of the State Investigating Commission, SIC -- was David W. Brown, a very able person, I would say perhaps even a genius. He doesn't happen to be Jewish, and he went to Washington with me and stayed with me for about five and a half years and then left and went into government here in the state. In any event, I informed him about the call. He said, “Well, what will you do when you go there?” I said, “I'm going to tell him he'd

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