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Very well, then; my next move: "Who Are the Heirs of Patrick Henry?"


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Jim,
what do you think about the Schulman interview? Seems to me that Heinlein thought he was just having a long phone call with an adoring fan for a minor article. I never got the impression from the interview that he realized Schulman was going to publish the ENTIRE interview word-for-word.

Do you think this offers the strongest way to view RAH's opinions (as of 1973)?

I guess the alternative is to defer to opinions written by his friends and family about him, or to dimension-hop to an alternate Earth where Grumbles From The Grave is his (oft-threatened) autobiography, rather than just a bunch of letters. Ah, where art thou, Gay Deceiver?


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There's much of interest in the Schulman interview, although - well, I'll put a pin in the "althoughs."

A good part of the interview brings to mind Errol Flynn, sipping away at mead from the king's cup while holding off a furiously slashing young twerp of an opponent with lazy, masterful parries. Probably while reading the latest missive from the hinterlands, held by a comely wench, and thinking more of 'laters' with the wench than anything else.

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Nice Flynn reference, Jim.

I'd add that it seems RAH was willing to talk at that period; there's a lengthy interview he did with William Tenn that never got published, and seems to have disappeared into Tenn's personal effects, perhaps never to be found, at the same time.

I'd also add that Schulman was just too young to know what questions he should have been asking....which are, of course, the ones we would have asked him :)


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