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But you know it's not easy to talk to Henry, because
Henry knows so much about areas that I don't know anything about.
I don't pretend to know the inside dope on the Middle East, and
Sadat and he do, and it's hard to even ask them really good
questions. It was fascinating, but I don't say that I'm the ideal
person to draw them out because you have to know something to
ask the right questions or know more than I know. I know more
how than I did.
They weren't all Henry Kissingerfat that table, though.
But they're the only people you talk to, because you
only talk to the people on either side. You can't talk across --
the noise is too great in the room. But I was the only Democrat
I could see in the whole place. (chuckles) There was everybody
there: Haig and the Vice President and Mrs. Bush and John Schweringer
and Mrs. Schweringer and Mrs. Annenberg and Mr. and Mrs. Winston
Guest -- a great variety of pleasant people but entirely different
from anybody I'd ever seen in the White House before.
Maybe they went back into your record, back in the '40s.
No, I never was a Republican. I think they just felt
the need of saying they invite Democrats, too! (laughs)
Well, you were a great devotee of Wendell Willkie, however.
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