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Oh, yes. Well, that is about it. Oh no, another very
interesting meeting I had was with Percy Sutton in Manhattan,
the borough president of Manhattan. I believe he was interested
in being mayor. Anyway he's a black who is very outgoing and very
personable, and we discussed the possibility of trying to plant the
whole of Manhattan with trees in honor of the Bicentennial. I urged
him to have a survey made. He asked about making a survey and
said he'd see if he could do it, and I'm still calling his office to
find out if the survey has started, on exactly how many trees are
really needed to plant the borough. Wouldn't it be a joy? If
the whole thing were planted solidly with trees?
I was going to ask you if you'd made anyprogress with the
new Parks Commissioner, Mr. Weisl?
No.Not at all. He's a very nice man, but he doesn't know how
to get money from the city. I figure that Mr. Percy Sutton probably
knows better how to get money from Mr. Beame, especially as Mr. Beame
has 45 million dollars in the bank that he didn't know about.
He didn't know about it.
This would only cost 12 of it.
Well, that is really about the net of it. That I can
think of. Or even Jane can think of..
Well, I can think of a few other things.
Last time in January you talked about the great fashion show at
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