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“Well,” he said, “It's over there in those bins. Go over there and look at it.”
The bins must have been as big as from the corner of that wall to the end of the room and
piled on a shelf --
Which is about twelve feet, right?
Clear up to the ceiling. Penny postcards -- tied up in string and so forth. I was
overwhelmed, if you're getting this.
I was overwhelmed by the quantity of raw data.
Now, I had said to myself sitting in the building at 485 Madison Avenue, that one of the test
counties where I wanted to see their data and match it up to what information I had was
Lycoming County in Pennsylvania. Which is the home county of -- it'll come to me --
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is in Lycoming County. It's down in the valley, it's in
the Lehigh Valley, and because of the mountain and the coal mines and everything, radio
reception there was very tricky. And I knew that. I didn't know it from first-hand
experience, but I knew it from mail and so forth. And I just didn't think their stuff held up.
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